SGML2TXTSection: User Commands (1)
Updated: 16 May 2000
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NAMEsgml2txt - create plain text output from a LinuxDoc DTD SGML source file
SYNOPSISsgml2txt [generic-option...] [--manpage] [--filter] [--blanks=n] file[.sgml]
DESCRIPTIONsgml2txt is an old and obsoleted form of the text converter command of LinuxDoc-Tools. It is recommended to switch the new form linuxdoc -B text now. It converts a LinuxDoc DTD SGML source file to ASCII, ISO-8859-1, or EUC-JP output. Output will appear in file.txt where file is the name of the SGML source file.
OPTIONSsgml2txt accepts all the generic options described in linuxdoc(1), and the following specific options:
- --manpage, -m
- Outputs a groff source file, suitable for formatting with groff -man for man pages
- --filter, -f
- Remove backspace-overstrikes from the intermediate form generated by groff(1).
- --pass, -P
- The argument of the pass option is added to the command-line options handed to groff(1).
- --blanks=n, -b
- Set the limit of continuous blank lines for generating the output document. The default limit is 3. if 0 (zero) is specified, the result have many continuous blank lines.
- The SGML source file, named either file or file.sgml
FILESMany files and executables in /usr/share/linuxdoc-tools are used.
AUTHOROriginally written by Greg Hankins <firstname.lastname@example.org>, based on scripts by Tom Gordon and Alexander Horz, and later rewritten by Cees de Groot <email@example.com> for SGML-Tools (v1). Currently maintained by Taketoshi Sano <firstname.lastname@example.org> for Linuxdoc-Tools.
SEE ALSOlinuxdoc(1), sgml2html(1), sgml2info(1), sgml2latex(1), sgml2lyx(1), sgml2rtf(1), sgmlcheck(1).