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I know that wget can fetch a remote page and its dependencies and rewrite the html so that image src attributes reference the newly downloaded images.

I am trying to convert local html files that reference images on the Internet. I'm using

wget --mirror --page-requisites --convert-links \
     --directory-prefix=foo \
     --force-html \
     --input-file=my_file.html

All of the referenced images are downloaded to the appropriate places in foo/ but the src attributes in my_file.html aren't being changed.

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Can't you use regex to fix them? –  Misha Jul 10 '11 at 4:35
    
Yes, I was hoping that I could use wget's built in functionality, but I ended up replacing the attributes manually. –  Kevin L. Jul 11 '11 at 14:30

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Try this:

 wget --recursive   --page-requisites --html-extension=on --convert-links="on" --domains="www.thesite.com" --no-parent http://www.thesite.com  

This will bring you an entire website locally. just tried it, working fine.
with local resources

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I already have the website; the problem was that the links weren't being rewritten. in my_file.html –  Kevin L. Jul 11 '11 at 14:29
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@Kevin L. Please provide the site url that you want to download. BTW, if the links made in JavaScript, you cant do it with wget. nevetheless, provide the url. –  fatnjazzy Jul 12 '11 at 4:09

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