Manual Reference Pages - DEROFF (1)
deroff, delatex - remove formatting requests
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Deroff reads each file in sequence
and removes all
requests and non-text arguments, backslash constructions,
and constructs of preprocessors such as
Remaining text is written on the standard output.
Deroff follows files included by
if a file has already been included, a
for that file is ignored and a
If no input file is given,
deroff reads from standard input.
The options are
Delatex does for
deroff -wi does for
Output a word list, one word (string of letters, digits, and
properly embedded ampersands and apostrophes,
beginning with a letter) per line.
Other characters are skipped.
Otherwise, the output follows the original, with the deletions mentioned above.
-w, but consider underscores to be alphanumeric rather than punctuation.
Remove titles, attachments, etc., as well as ordinary
troff constructs, from
-mm, but remove lists as well.
These filters are not complete interpreters of
tex. For example, macro definitions containing
cause chaos in
deroff when the popular
eqn are in effect.
Text inside macros is emitted at place of
definition, not place of call.
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