2.0 General usage
2.1 Configuration file
2.2 Included files
3.1 Where can I get the latest version?
Welcome to a new era of text conversion. Welcome to Text2HTML.
This program allows you to convert simple plain old ASCII text files to
funky functional hypertexted potential web documents! You will be able to
modify all the options to suit your needs. And best of all, the program is
Any possible damage (loss of data, loss of friends, loss of money etc.) caused
by this program is purely unintentional and the author may not be held
reliable for it. Blame someone else.
This program is public domain. You may copy it, delete it, modify it, but you
may not charge money for it. If you change the source code, please inform me
with a short mail to email@example.com.
The usage of TH.EXE is quite simple. You have to start the program from the
DOS command line and provide only one parameter: the filename of the ASCII
file you want to convert to HTML. Additionally, you can state the location of
a different configuration file. So the syntax is
The zillions of options you can adapt to your needs, like the html-header, the German footer (you should change it because it means "This file may be freely copied") and the settings for headlines etc. can be set in the configuration file which must be located either in the directory in which TH is executed or in one of the directories specified in the DOS "PATH" environment variable.
All options are explained in the configuration file TH.CFG which is included
with the program. If you miss the configuration file, send a mail to
The following files must be included in the ZIP file you downloaded to get
this program to make it work:
TH.EXE - executable
TH.CFG - configuration file, very important
BG.GIF - just a background image, but defined in TH.CFG as standard background
TH.HTM - the documentation.
TH.DOC - the documentation as ASCII file to demonstrate TH.
[1.0] - First release of the program.
Just try my homepage at http://www.oberberg-online.de/~flagg/english.htm or mail me at