Re: Human-readable text export filter

Subject: Re: Human-readable text export filter
From: Matthew Kirkwood (
Date: Tue Apr 24 2001 - 04:22:34 CDT

On Mon, 23 Apr 2001, David Given wrote:

> Enclosed is a patch that adds a new export filter to AbiWord 0.7.13.
> This produces what I call Human Readable Text. This involves adding
> simple markup for things like #bold#, *italics* and _underlined_ text
> among others, along with some strategically placed newlines for
> general readability.

Excellent! Then I can hook it up via the perl bindings
automagically to turn any Word documents I receive into
text. (OK, wvWare would probably be better for this.)

I tend to prefer *bold*, /italics/ and _underlined_,
though. Could it be an option?


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