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From Ross Gardler <>
Subject Re: Output or generate a single page with Forrest, Other CLI parameters
Date Wed, 22 Mar 2006 22:45:16 GMT
Clay Leeds wrote:
> On Mar 22, 2006, at 11:20 AM, Web Maestro Clay wrote:
>> Please forgive me as I've asked this before (I can't find the e- mail 
>> archive) but I don't see it the FAQ, and it's not listed in  `forrest 
>> -projecthelp` output.
>> How do I output or generate a Single page with Forrest?
> I think I found it under the heading "1.7. What is the best way to  
> generate "standalone documents" using Forrest?":
> # The URL to start crawling from
> #project.start-uri=linkmap.html
> I guessed that it could use the prefix '-D' as in the following, and  it 
> worked:
> forrest -Dproject.start-uri=index.pdf
> I noticed that the docs do not contain info on how to use this  feature 
> with the Command Line Interface (CLI), which might be a good  feature to 
> add--not just for this, but for any parameters which can  be used from 
> the CLI.
> The problem was that I was searching for 'single page' or 'single- 
> document'' (which is the ANCHOR name, but not the heading name, and  
> hence my searches never found it).
> As I alluded to above, I'd still like to see the following reference  
> added:

If you send a patch, you can be sure it will be included ;-)


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