ptx(1) -- Linux man page



ptx - produce a permuted index of file contents  


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


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

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

-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
display this help and exit
output version information and exit

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


Written by F. Pinard.  


Report bugs to <>.  


Copyright © 2004 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 PURPOSE.  


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 coreutils ptx

should give you access to the complete manual.