.html -> .ps ?

William Park parkw at better.net
Thu Nov 11 12:07:57 EST 1999

On Thu, Nov 11, 1999 at 09:45:08AM -0500, Fred L. Drake, Jr. wrote:
> William Park writes:
>  > 1.  Does anyone have experience with 'html2ps', 'html2tex', and
>  >     'html2latex' programs?  Or, is there any other program that will do
>  >     the conversion in Python or otherwise?  
>   There's an html2ps.py in the Grail distribution; if your HTML
> doesn't involve tables that might just do it fo you.  You can even
> drive it from Python by using Grail's "printing" package.
>   Unfortunately, most HTML these days seems to involve at least tables 
> nested 12-deep.  ;-(

Found the solution by doing 'netscape -help'... duh!  See
    $ netscape -remote "openURL(http://...)"
    $ netscape -remote "saveAs(test.ps,Postscript)"

William Park

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