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# 1  
Old 07-24-2009
outputting a text file in html

is there anyway i can paste/cat a text file into a html paragraph <p>
function html_header

{
cat <<END
<html>
<head><title>${1}</title></head>
<body>
<p>
${2}
</p>
END
}

function html_footer
{
cat <<END
</body>
</html>
END
}

Last edited by magnia; 07-24-2009 at 11:33 AM..
# 2  
Old 07-24-2009
replace
Code:
<p>
${2}
</p>

with
<p>
Code:
$(cat $2)
</p>

# 3  
Old 07-25-2009
Quote:
Originally Posted by magnia
is there anyway i can paste/cat a text file into a html paragraph <p>
function html_header
Code:
{
    cat <<END
<html>
  <head><title>${1}</title></head>
  <body>
    <p>
        ${2}
    </p>
END
}

function html_footer
{
  cat <<END
  </body>
</html>
END
}


Code:
filename="whatever"
htmlfile=whatever.html
header='<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01//EN"
         "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/strict.dtd">
<html lang="en">
  <head>
    <title></title>
  </head>
  <body>
    <p>
'
footer='
    </p>
  </body>
</html>'

{
 printf "%s\n" "$header"
 cat "$filename"
 printf "%s\n" "$footer"
} > "$htmlfile"


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