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Convert Emacs Region To HTML

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        Sometimes while I'm editing, I want to convert a region to HTML. I use Perl's HTML::FromText. First I create this script and call it <em>tohtml</em>.


 use HTML::FromText;
 use strict;

 my $text = join '',<>;
 my $html = text2html($text, urls => 1, email => 1, bold=>1, paras => 1, allcaps => 1, tables => 1, bullets => 1, underline=>1);

print $html;

Then from within Emacs, I select the region and do

C-x ESC-1 ESC-| tohtml RET