Re: LaTeX to text (was Re: "firing up" DocBook)
On Tue, Apr 03, 2001 at 06:22:36PM +0200, Johann Spies wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 31, 2001 at 10:12:22PM -0800, Karsten M. Self wrote:
> > on Sat, Mar 31, 2001 at 12:38:17PM -0500, Chris Gray (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
> > > On Sun, 25 Mar 2001, Karsten M. Self wrote:
> > > > What LaTeX buys is the ability to create rightly formatted ASCII
> > > > output including pagination, ToC, index, etc.
> > >
> > > Sorry to come in so late on the conversation, but how is this done? I
> > > had a request to convert my resumé to text recently (I keep it as a
> > > TeX file, but it would be easy to change it to LaTeX). It would have
> > > been nice to have known about an automated tool to do this -- I had to
> > > manually remove all the formatting.
> > Don't ask me that!
> The program hevea does quite a good job keeping the format. I do not
> think it is part of debian yet. It was written in ocaml and is very
> fast. It can convert latex to either html or text.
hevea is in unstable...
Eric G. Miller <email@example.com>