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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.

With no FILE, or when FILE is −, read standard input.

Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options too.
−A
, −−auto−reference

output automatically generated references

−G, −−traditional

behave more like System V ’ptx’

−F, −−flag−truncation=STRING

use STRING for flagging line truncations. The default is ’/’

−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

AUTHOR

Written by F. Pinard.

REPORTING BUGS

GNU coreutils online help: <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>;
Report ptx translation bugs to <https://translationproject.org/team/>;

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2018 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <https://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>;.
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

SEE ALSO

Full documentation at: <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/ptx>;
or available locally via: info '(coreutils) ptx invocation'

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