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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 specific 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	gener-
	      ated by groff(1).

       --pass, -P
	      The argument of the pass option is added to the command-line op-
	      tions handed to groff(1).

       --blanks=n, -b
	      Set  the limit of	continuous blank lines for generating the out-
	      put 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/local/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 main-
       tained 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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