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KPSEWHICH(1)		    General Commands Manual		  KPSEWHICH(1)

NAME
       kpsewhich - standalone path lookup and and expansion for	kpathsea

SYNOPSIS
       kpsewhich [options] [filenames]

DESCRIPTION
       This  manual page is not	meant to be exhaustive.	 The complete documen-
       tation for this version of TeX can be found in the info file or	manual
       Kpathsea: A library for path searching.

       kpsewhich  is  used  as	a standalone front-end of the kpathsea library
       that can	be used	to examine variables and find files.  When the -format
       option  is  not	given, the search path used when looking for a file is
       inferred	from the name given, by	looking	for a known extension.	If  no
       known extension is found, the search path for TeX source	files is used.

OPTIONS
       kpsewhich accepts the following options:

       -debug num
	      Set debugging flags.

       -D num Use a base resolution of num; the	default, set by	the installer,
	      is typically 600.

       -dpi num
	      As -D.

       -engine string
	      Set $engine in the environment, which is	used  in  some	search
	      paths.

       -expand-braces string
	      Print variable and brace expansion of string.

       -expand-path string
	      Print complete path expansion of string.

       -expand-var string
	      Print variable expansion of string.

       -format name
	      Use  file	 type  name.   See the info manual for a list of valid
	      names, or	use the	-help option to	print the list.

       -help  Print help message and exit.

       -interactive
	      Ask for additional filenames to look up.

       -mktex fmt
	      enable mktexfmt generation.  (fmt=pk/mf/tex/tfm)

       -mode string
	      Set device name for $MAKETEX_MODE	to string; no default.

       -must-exist
	      Search the disk as well as ls-R if necessary.

       -no-mktex fmt
	      disable mktexfmt generation.  (fmt=pk/mf/tex/tfm)

       -path string
	      Search in	the path string.

       -progname string
	      Set program name to string.

       -show-path name
	      Output search path for file type name.  See the info manual  for
	      a	 list  of  valid  names,  or use the -help option to print the
	      list.

       -var-value variable
	      Print the	expansion of variable.

       -version
	      Print version information	and exit.

SEE ALSO
       mktexlsr(1), mktexmf(1),	mktexpk(1), mktextfm(1).

Kpathsea 6.2.1			 1 March 2011			  KPSEWHICH(1)

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