How to convert html to tiff

kirk kirk at emstraffic.com
Thu Nov 3 10:11:50 MST 2005


Sorry, I should have mentioned I would like to runthe conversion in an 
automated script, and not using X Windows.
- Kirk Cerny


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Michael Torrie" <torriem at chem.byu.edu>
To: "Provo Linux Users Group Mailing List" <plug at plug.org>
Sent: Thursday, November 03, 2005 9:50 AM
Subject: Re: How to convert html to tiff


On Thu, 2005-11-03 at 09:11 -0700, kirk wrote:
> I would like to convert html files to .tiff image files.
> I have tried to use html2ps and then use ghostscript to go from ps to 
> tiff.
> Unless I am using it wrong, html2ps does not do a very good conversion to 
> a
> ps file.
> The ps file does not look even close to the html file opened in firefox.
>
> Is there a way to print to a PS file using mozilla, or any other browser, 
> on
> the command line?

Of course.  That's what the "Print to File" option is for in the Mozilla
print dialog box.  Simply specify a file (ie "/tmp/file.ps") and hit
print.  Then the ps output can be converted to pdf or tiff or whatever.

> Please let me know if you can help.
>
> Thanks.
> - Kirk Cerny
>
>
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