2009/5/26 Gary Kline <kl...@thought.org>: > > This may or may not be of interest to anybody who creates professional > typeset-looking manuscripts. I use vi as I have for 30 years simply > because my fingers know it. I can keep fingers on keyboard rather than > switch back and forth to mouse. Last night I used a very short > php/html > file that used HTML and converted it [[[EVENTUALLY]]] to the open > desktop > format. Just now I wrote a one sentence file, a2oofile, using vi/nvi: > > "Good morning, people. It is so *great* to be back home." > > Then using File -> Export, saved it as a2oofile.odt. > > > *) atom a2oofile [ creates a2oofile.html ] > > The a2oofile.html file is: > > <!doctype html public '-//IETF//DTD HTML//EN'> > <!-autotranslation from ASCII or ISO-8859.1 by Gary Kline, > kl...@thought.org---> > <! @(#) a2oofile.html translated from a2oofile !> > <HTML> > <HEAD> > <TITLE> <!your title here --> </TITLE> > <! your header lines here --> > </HEAD> > > <META NAME="Keywords" CONTENT="whatever"> > <META NAME="revisit-after" CONTENT="7 days"> > <META NAME="author" content="Gary Kline"> > <META NAME="copyright" content="\xa9 Thought Unlimited"> > <BODY BGCOLOR="#FFFFFF" LINK="#00FFFF" VLINK="#006633"><FONT SIZE="4"> > <P> > “Good morning, people. It is so <EM>great</EM> to be back home.” > > </FONT> > </BODY> > </HTML> > > > > *) Then switer a2oofile.html > > *) File -> Export [and select to save as the ODT] and you have > a2oofile.odt > > I began writing my ascii to markup suite in 1994; it was designed to do > ONE thing: to *word* into <EM>word</EM>. I've added only the left > and > right quotes. atom does nothing else. i have tweaked it for 15 years; > never gave to it ports because I hate writing the docs. Anybody > interested in handing the port, please let me know. > > gary > > > > -- > Gary Kline kl...@thought.org http://www.thought.org Public Service Unix > http://jottings.thought.org http://transfinite.thought.org > The 4.91a release of Jottings: http://jottings.thought.org/index.php >
In a few days, I'll have a fair bit of spare time. I can make a port then, if no-one more experienced wants to snap it up. Like your Jottings, by the way. Chris -- A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text. Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing? A: Top-posting. Q: What is the most annoying thing in a mailing list? _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"