Release 0.1.1
Gutread  0.1.1

The GutRead utility will read texts from the Gutenberg Project and remove all the newlines saving hours of editing in your word processor.  It will also produce the text in XML format.

The gutread.exe utility takes the labour out of processing texts from the Gutenberg Project,  The utility is intended to be small and fast.

1. Typical Usage

    from the dos prompt in Windows:
    produces the help listing:

Gutenberg Reader 0.1.1 July 2005
removes unwanted carriage returns in Gutenberg text files

usage: gutread <file_in> [/e[ <>]] [/x]
  /e : does not output text before the *end* marker in the Gutenberg text file
       a different end marker may be specified by adding
       the search text after the /e.  /x : output in XML

use the file redirector > to send to a new file
  gutread iliad.txt > my_iliad.txt
  gutread iliad.txt /e *** /x > my_iliad.txt
  gutread iliad.txt /e "end of text" /x > my_iliad.txt

2. Releases
0.1.1 The /e switch allows you to specify different text to search for.

0.1 Initial Release on 14 July 2005