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Month: May 2015

Re: [trinity-users] Bug 2440

From: Lisi Reisz <lisi.reisz@...>
Date: Fri, 8 May 2015 21:10:03 +0100
On Friday 08 May 2015 20:14:25 Mike Bird wrote:
> This is one way to convert an HTML-only email to a text-only email.
> It is a last resort for when no safer and easier solution can be
> found.
> WARNING: Converting HTML to text is error prone.  You may lose the
> content of the email.  If the email is at all important COPY it to
> another mail folder and then try the conversion on that copy.
> NOTE: These instructions assume you have not previously used any
> mail filters.  If you have already used mail filters it's up to
> you to figure out how to create a new mail filter instead of
> following these instructions.  These instructions convert the
> default "<unknown>" no-op mail filter to an UnHTML filter.
> 1. Settings / Configure Filters.
> 2. At left rename <unknown> to UnHTML.
> 3. In General tab select filter action "Pipe Through".
> 4. Copy/paste the following in the white box all on one line.
> perl -e '$h=1;while(<>){print;if($h&&$_ eq "\n"){$h=0;open(STDOUT,"|
> lynx -stdin -dump")}}close(STDOUT);'
> 5. In Advanced tab uncheck all, except check only "Add this filter
> to the Apply Filter menu" and "Additionally add this filter to the
> toolbar".
> 6. OK
> You should now have a blue gear wheel in your toolbar and the
> tooltip for it should say "Filter UnHTML".
> Select the message you want to convert (or for safety a copy of
> it) and click the blue gear wheel.  The message should disappear
> and then reappear without HTML a few seconds later.
> WARNING: If you lose information it's your fault for not making
> enough backups.
> Good luck!

Thanks, Mike!