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CONTENTS

NAME

Pod::Html - module to convert pod files to HTML

SYNOPSIS

use Pod::Html;
pod2html([options]);

DESCRIPTION

Converts files from pod format (see perlpod) to HTML format. It can automatically generate indexes and cross-references, and it keeps a cache of things it knows how to cross-reference.

ARGUMENTS

Pod::Html takes the following arguments:

help
--help

Displays the usage message.

htmlroot
--htmlroot=name

Sets the base URL for the HTML files. When cross-references are made, the HTML root is prepended to the URL.

infile
--infile=name

Specify the pod file to convert. Input is taken from STDIN if no infile is specified.

outfile
--outfile=name

Specify the HTML file to create. Output goes to STDOUT if no outfile is specified.

podroot
--podroot=name

Specify the base directory for finding library pods.

podpath
--podpath=name:...:name

Specify which subdirectories of the podroot contain pod files whose HTML converted forms can be linked-to in cross-references.

libpods
--libpods=name:...:name

List of page names (eg, "perlfunc") which contain linkable =items.

netscape
--netscape

Use Netscape HTML directives when applicable.

nonetscape
--nonetscape

Do not use Netscape HTML directives (default).

index
--index

Generate an index at the top of the HTML file (default behaviour).

noindex
--noindex

Do not generate an index at the top of the HTML file.

recurse
--recurse

Recurse into subdirectories specified in podpath (default behaviour).

norecurse
--norecurse

Do not recurse into subdirectories specified in podpath.

title
--title=title

Specify the title of the resulting HTML file.

verbose
--verbose

Display progress messages.

EXAMPLE

pod2html("pod2html",
         "--podpath=lib:ext:pod:vms", 
         "--podroot=/usr/src/perl",
         "--htmlroot=/perl/nmanual",
         "--libpods=perlfunc:perlguts:perlvar:perlrun:perlop",
         "--recurse",
         "--infile=foo.pod",
         "--outfile=/perl/nmanual/foo.html");

AUTHOR

Tom Christiansen, <tchrist@perl.com>.

BUGS

Has trouble with etc in = commands.

SEE ALSO

perlpod

COPYRIGHT

This program is distributed under the Artistic License.