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BSD 2.11 - man page for prep (bsd section 1)

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PREP(1) 										  PREP(1)

NAME
       prep - prepare text for statistical processing

SYNOPSIS
       prep [ -diop ] file ...

DESCRIPTION
       Prep  reads  each  file	in sequence and writes it on the standard output, one `word' to a
       line.  A word is a string of alphabetic characters and imbedded apostrophes, delimited  by
       space  or  punctuation.	Hyphented words are broken apart; hyphens at the end of lines are
       removed and the hyphenated parts are joined.  Strings of digits are discarded.

       The following option letters may appear in any order:

       -d     Print the word number (in the input stream) with each word.

       -i     Take the next file as an `ignore' file.  These words will not appear in the output.
	      (They will be counted, for purposes of the -d count.)

       -o     Take  the next file as an `only' file.  Only these words will appear in the output.
	      (All other words will also be counted for the -d count.)

       -p     Include punctuation marks (single nonalphanumeric characters)  as  separate  output
	      lines.  The punctuation marks are not counted for the -d count.

       Ignore and only files contain words, one per line.

SEE ALSO
       deroff(1)

											  PREP(1)
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