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GNU coreutils 8.32
March 2020

coreutils

The basic file, shell and text manipulation utilities of the GNU operating system

coreutils-common

coreutils common optional components

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Documentation for the GNU Core Utilities

NAME

ptx - produce a permuted index of file contents

SYNOPSIS

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

DESCRIPTION

Output a permuted index, including context, of the words in the input files.
With no FILE, or when FILE is -, read standard input.
Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options too.
-A, --auto-reference
output automatically generated references
-G, --traditional
behave more like System V ’ptx’
-F, --flag-truncation=\,STRING\/
use STRING for flagging line truncations. The default is ’/’
-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
--help display this help and exit
--version
output version information and exit

AUTHOR

Written by F. Pinard.

REPORTING BUGS

GNU coreutils online help: <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
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COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2020 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <https://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>.
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

SEE ALSO

Full documentation <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/ptx>
or available locally via: info \(aq(coreutils) ptx invocation\(aq

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