====================================================================== HTML::Latex ====================================================================== Summary ======= Converts properly formatted HTML files, filehandles, or strings to LaTeX. It offers several options in processing, such a the ignoring of tags, the configuration of the TeX, and downloading of URLs. It is also much easier to extend than any other html2latex converter. License ======= It is available under the GPL by default. If you are faced with license compatibility issues because of Perl's dual-license configuration, I will _consider_ releasing it under the Artistic License as well. Contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org Requirements ============ For a convinient place for all of the following modules, look for ftp://html2latex.sourceforge.net/html2latex/pub/. They won't be the lastest ones, but they should work. html2latex requires the following perl modules: *HTML::TreeBuilder *XML::Simple html2latex can use, but does not require (I hope not, anway): *LWP::Simple (called libwwwperl too) *URI *Image::Magik These are needed if you want to use URLs instead of just files, or if you want to use images in your HTML that are not on your computer, but are on the Internet Each of the modules may require further modules installed; check their documentation to see. If you want a really easy way to install both of these, try typing "perl -MCPAN -e shell" on the command line. This is a voodoo magic interface to CPAN (Comprehensize Perl Archive Network). You will need an internet connection running, and should be root to install as well. Once their, type "install MODULE", where MODULE is the name of the module you wish to install, such as HTML::TreeBuilder. For more info, try "man CPAN". Documentation ============= All Documentation is in HTML::Latex.pm itself. The default configuration file (in XML) is at the bottom of it under __DATA__. Other ============= If you need a good example of how to use HTML::Latex, look for html2latex at http://html2latex.sourceforge.net. It's why HTML::Latex exists.