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RedHat 9 (Linux i386) - man page for sgml2txt (redhat section 1)

SGML2TXT(1)			     General Commands Manual			      SGML2TXT(1)

NAME
       sgml2txt - create plain text output from a LinuxDoc DTD SGML source file

SYNOPSIS
       sgml2txt [generic-option...] [--manpage] [--filter] [--blanks=n] file[.sgml]

DESCRIPTION
       sgml2txt 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.

       The attribute/value pair "output=txt" is set for conditionals.

OPTIONS
       sgml2txt accepts all the generic options described in linuxdoc(1), and the following  spe-
       cific 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.

       file   The SGML source file, named either file or file.sgml

FILES
       Many files and executables in /usr/share/linuxdoc-tools are used.

BUGS
       None known.

AUTHOR
       Originally written by Greg Hankins <greg.hankins@cc.gatech.edu>, based on scripts  by  Tom
       Gordon  and  Alexander  Horz,  and  later rewritten by Cees de Groot <cg@cdegroot.com> for
       SGML-Tools (v1).  Currently maintained by Taketoshi Sano <sano@debian.org>  for	Linuxdoc-
       Tools.

SEE ALSO
       linuxdoc(1),   sgml2html(1),   sgml2info(1),   sgml2latex(1),   sgml2lyx(1),  sgml2rtf(1),
       sgmlcheck(1).

					   16 May 2000				      SGML2TXT(1)


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