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NAME    [Toc]    [Back]

       ptx - produce a permuted index of file contents

SYNOPSIS    [Toc]    [Back]

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

DESCRIPTION    [Toc]    [Back]

       Mandatory  arguments  to  long  options are mandatory for short options

       -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

	      output version information and exit

       With no FILE or if FILE is -, read Standard Input.  `-F /' by  default.

AUTHOR    [Toc]    [Back]

       Written by Francois Pinard.

COPYRIGHT    [Toc]    [Back]

       Copyright (C) 1999 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
       This is free software; see the source for copying conditions.  There is
       NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR  A  PARTICULAR

SEE ALSO    [Toc]    [Back]

       The  full  documentation for ptx is maintained as a Texinfo manual.  If
       the info and ptx programs are properly installed at your site, the command

	      info ptx

       should give you access to the complete manual.

GNU textutils 2.0		   July 2001				PTX(1)
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