use-revolution digest, Vol 1 #543 - 14 msgs

Bruce Wilson skycap at
Mon Jul 15 19:57:18 EDT 2002

Hi Dave,
The HTMLtoTXT and cleanUpTXT functions are part of HyperTinker (v.m. PPC 
2.5 beta) (Hypercard externals) Actually the cleanUpTXT is just a script 
in the stack script of Hypertinker that takes out empty lines double 
spaces etc. They both do a good job though.

Hope that helps.


Dave Calkins wrote:

>>Subject: Help with web page download
>>Reply-To: use-revolution at
>>The following script has worked on about 80% of web sites to download
>>pages. However some sites require me to post info or wants to set
>>cookies, or to be a big browser,etc. which goes beyond my scripting
>>abilities. Any help would be appreciated.   Bruce Wilson
>>on mouseup
>>   put word 1 of fld "symbol" into sym     --Stock symbol
>>   put char 1 of sym into b
>>   put ""&b&"/"&sym&".html" into myurl
>>   put url myurl into dataVar
>>   put HTMLtoTXT (dataVar) into dataVar     --HTMLtoTXT is external Func.
>>   put cleanUpTXT (dataVar) into fld "data" --clean up & put into fld
>>end mouseup
> I would like to see your HTMLtoTXT and cleanUpTXT functions. Would you care to
> share them? I am ignorant about the cookie and browser maintenance though.
> Sorry,
> Dave Calkins
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