Converts the HTML document to Text format. Works only in pair with OpenHtml() methods.

Namespace:  SautinSoft
Assembly:  SautinSoft.HtmlToRtf (in SautinSoft.HtmlToRtf.dll) Version: 7.1.4.17

Syntax

      
 C#  Visual Basic 
public string ToText()
Public Function ToText As String

Return Value

A string object with Text document - in case of converting successful.
null - in case of error of converting HTML. Please send this HTML document to support@sautinsoft.com.

Examples

CopyConvert HTML to Text string using C#
using System;
using System.IO;

namespace Sample
{
    class Test
    {

        static void Main(string[] args)
        {
            // Convert HTML string to Text string.
            // If you need more information about "HTML to RTF .Net" 
            // Email us at: support@sautinsoft.com.
            ConvertHtmlToTextString();
        }

        public static void ConvertHtmlToTextString()
        {
            SautinSoft.HtmlToRtf h = new SautinSoft.HtmlToRtf();

            // After purchasing the license, please insert your serial number here to activate the component.
            // h.Serial = "XXXXXXXXX";

            string inputFile = @"..\..\sample.html";
            string outputFile = Path.ChangeExtension(inputFile, ".txt");

            // Read our HTML file a string.
            string htmlString = File.ReadAllText(inputFile);

            if (h.OpenHtml(htmlString))
            {
                string textString = h.ToText();

                // Open the result for demonstation purposes.
                if (!String.IsNullOrEmpty(textString))
                {
                    File.WriteAllText(outputFile, textString);
                    System.Diagnostics.Process.Start(new System.Diagnostics.ProcessStartInfo(outputFile) { UseShellExecute = true });
                }
            }
        }
    }
}
CopyConvert HTML to Text string using VB.Net
Imports System
Imports System.IO
Imports System.Text

Module Module1
    Sub Main()
        ' Convert HTML string to Text string.
        ' If you need more information about "HTML to RTF .Net" 
        ' Email us at: support@sautinsoft.com.
        ConvertHtmlToTextString()
    End Sub

    Public Sub ConvertHtmlToTextString()
        Dim h As New SautinSoft.HtmlToRtf()

        ' After purchasing the license, please insert your serial number here to activate the component.
        'h.Serial = "XXXXXXXXX"


        Dim inputFile As String = "..\sample.html"
        Dim outputFile As String = Path.ChangeExtension(inputFile, ".txt")

        ' Read our HTML file a string.
        Dim htmlString As String = File.ReadAllText(inputFile)

        If h.OpenHtml(htmlString) Then
            Dim textString As String = h.ToText()

            ' Open the result for demonstation purposes.
            If Not String.IsNullOrEmpty(textString) Then
                File.WriteAllText(outputFile, textString)
                System.Diagnostics.Process.Start(New System.Diagnostics.ProcessStartInfo(outputFile) With {.UseShellExecute = True})
            End If
        End If
    End Sub
End Module

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