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ptx - Unix, Linux Command


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NAME

ptx - produce a permuted index of file contents

SYNOPSIS

ptx [OPTION]... [INPUT]... (without -G)
ptx -G [OPTION]... [INPUT [OUTPUT]]

DESCRIPTION

Output a permuted index, including context, of the words in the input files.

Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options too.

TagDescription
-A, --auto-reference
  output automatically generated references
-C, --copyright
  display Copyright and copying conditions
-G, --traditional
  behave more like System V ‘ptx’
-F, --flag-truncation=STRING
  use STRING for flagging line truncations
-M, --macro-name=STRING
  macro name to use instead of ‘xx’
-O, --format=roff
  generate output as roff directives
-R, --right-side-refs
  put references at right, not counted in -w
-S, --sentence-regexp=REGEXP
  for end of lines or end of sentences
-T, --format=tex
  generate output as TeX directives
-W, --word-regexp=REGEXP
  use REGEXP to match each keyword
-b, --break-file=FILE
  word break characters in this FILE
-f, --ignore-case
  fold lower case to upper case for sorting
-g, --gap-size=NUMBER
  gap size in columns between output fields
-i, --ignore-file=FILE
  read ignore word list from FILE
-o, --only-file=FILE
  read only word list from this FILE
-r, --references
  first field of each line is a reference
-t, --typeset-mode - not implemented -
-w, --width=NUMBER
  output width in columns, reference excluded
--help display this help and exit
--version
  output version information and exit
With no FILE or if FILE is -, read Standard Input. ‘-F /’ by default.

AUTHOR

Written by F. Pinard.

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs to <bug-coreutils@gnu.org>.

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2006 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software. You may redistribute copies of it under the terms of the GNU General Public License <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

SEE ALSO

ptx is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and ptx programs are properly installed at your site, the command
TagDescription
info ptx
should give you access to the complete manual.

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