Date : Tue, 12 Nov 1985 17:34:00 GMT
From : Melinda Shore <shor%sphinx.uchicago.uucp@BRL.ARPA>
Subject: Re: WordStar to ASCII
> From: bob@multivu.UUCP (Bob Hutson)
> I believe that WordStar can generate ``straight ASCII'' by
> itself. I am not in a position to test this, but as I recall,
> WordStar can ``print'' a file to another file. The resulting
> file may very well be what you're looking for.
Printing to disk expands the dot commands and makes basic line- and
page-end decisions, but leaves high bits on. It doesn't get rid of
control characters (^S, ^B, etc.), either.
Melinda Shore ..!ihnp4!gargoyle!sphinx!shor
University of Chicago Computation Center Staff.Melinda%chip@UChicago.Bitnet
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