How do I get pure text?

Doug Eernisse DEernisse at
Tue Aug 29 18:19:02 EST 1995

In article <41h4o4$adn at>,
meir at (Eli Meir) wrote:

> I have gotten a few complaints about my Biology Education Software FAQ
> from people who say that the format I use is unreadable.  It has lots
> of control characters in it and the text is all mushed up[...]

Try using the BBEdit extension cryptically called "827" which does a
good job of stripping anything that is nongeneric text. This particular
extension comes with BBEdit or BBEdit Lite as distributed at archives such as:

Doug Eernisse <DEernisse at>
Dept. Biological Science MH282
California State University
Fullerton, CA 92634

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