How do I get pure text?

guest not
Thu Aug 31 05:32:43 EST 1995


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In article <DEernisse-2908951619020001 at deernisse.fullerton.edu>,
DEernisse at fullerton.edu (Doug Eernisse) 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:
Alpha will do the same if you tell it to 'strip invisibles'
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