[lug] linux utility ascii from tex

Philip Cooper Philip.Cooper at openvest.org
Tue Jan 14 09:25:52 MST 2003

On Tue, Jan 14, 2003 at 09:14:16AM -0700, Rob Mohr wrote:

> I use pdflatex and know of something that will yield html from a tex file;
> surely there is a utility to generate straight ascii text from an input
> tex file?

There are a couple of utilities like l2a and tex2mail which do varying
degrees of de-texifying.  If you use pdflatex why not just use
pdftotext which comes with your tetex install? 


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