texi2any - translate Texinfo documents


   makeinfo [OPTION]... TEXINFO-FILE...


   Translate  Texinfo  source  documentation  to various other formats, by
   default Info files suitable for reading online with Emacs or standalone
   GNU Info.

   This  program  is commonly installed as both `makeinfo' and `texi2any';
   the behavior is identical, and does not depend on the installed name.

   General options:
   --document-language=STR locale to use in translating Texinfo keywords
          for the output document (default C).

          quit after NUM errors (default 100).

          preserve output even if errors.

   --help display this help and exit.

          suppress node cross-reference validation.

          suppress warnings (but not errors).

          search also for initialization files in DIR.

          load FILE to modify the default behavior.

   -c, --set-customization-variable VAR=VAL
          set customization variable VAR to value VAL.

   -v, --verbose
          explain what is being done.

          display version information and exit.

   Output format selection (default is to produce Info):
          output Docbook XML rather than Info.

   --html output HTML rather than Info.

          output plain text rather than Info.

   --xml  output Texinfo XML rather than Info.

   --dvi, --dvipdf, --ps, --pdf
          call texi2dvi to generate given output, after checking  validity
          of TEXINFO-FILE.

   General output options:
   -E, --macro-expand=FILE
          output macro-expanded source to FILE, ignoring any @setfilename.

          suppress  node  separators,  Node:  lines,  and  menus from Info
          output (thus producing plain text) or from HTML (thus  producing
          shorter  output).   Also,  if  producing Info, write to standard
          output by default.

          suppress any splitting of the output; generate only  one  output

          output chapter and sectioning numbers; default is on.

   -o, --output=DEST
          output to DEST.  With split output, create DEST as a directory

   and put the output files there.
          With non-split output, if DEST is already

   a directory or ends with a /,
          put the output file there.

          Otherwise, DEST names the output file.

   Options for Info and plain text:
          do  not  output  accented  and special characters in Info output
          based on @documentencoding.

          override --disable-encoding (default).

          break Info lines at NUM characters (default 72).

          output footnotes in Info according to STYLE: `separate'  to  put
          them  in  their  own  node;  `end' to put them at the end of the
          node, in which they are defined (this is the default).

          indent Info paragraphs by VAL spaces (default  3).   If  VAL  is
          `none',  do  not  indent;  if  VAL  is `asis', preserve existing

          split Info files at size NUM (default 300000).

   Options for HTML:
          include FILE in HTML <style> output; read stdin if FILE is -.

          generate CSS reference to URL.

          produce list of internal links in FILE.

          split at SPLIT, where  SPLIT  may  be  `chapter',  `section'  or

          use file names in ASCII transliteration.

          produce  redirection files for nodes and anchors; default is set
          only if split.

   Options for XML and Docbook:
          does nothing, retained for compatibility.

   Options for DVI/PS/PDF:
          pass OPT to texi2dvi; can be repeated.

   Input file options:
          does nothing, retained for compatibility.

   -D VAR define the variable VAR, as with @set.

   -D 'VAR VAL'
          define VAR to VAL (one shell argument).

   -I DIR append DIR to the @include search path.

   -P DIR prepend DIR to the @include search path.

   -U VAR undefine the variable VAR, as with @clear.

   Conditional processing in input:
          process @ifdocbook and @docbook even if not generating Docbook.

          process @ifhtml and @html even if not generating HTML.

          process @ifinfo even if not generating Info.

          process @ifplaintext even if not generating plain text.

          process @iftex and @tex.

          process @ifxml and @xml.

          do not process @ifdocbook and @docbook text.

          do not process @ifhtml and @html text.

          do not process @ifinfo text.

          do not process @ifplaintext text.

          do not process @iftex and @tex text.

          do not process @ifxml and @xml text.

   Also, for the --no-ifFORMAT options, do process @ifnotFORMAT text.

   The defaults for the @if... conditionals depend on the  output  format:
   if  generating  Docbook,  --ifdocbook  is on and the others are off; if
   generating HTML, --ifhtml is on and the others are off;  if  generating
   Info,  --ifinfo is on and the others are off; if generating plain text,
   --ifplaintext is on and the others are off; if generating XML,  --ifxml
   is on and the others are off.


   makeinfo foo.texi
          write Info to foo's @setfilename

   makeinfo --html foo.texi
          write HTML to @setfilename

   makeinfo --xml foo.texi
          write Texinfo XML to @setfilename

   makeinfo --docbook foo.texi
          write Docbook XML to @setfilename

   makeinfo --plaintext foo.texi
          write plain text to standard output

   makeinfo --pdf foo.texi
          write PDF using texi2dvi

   makeinfo --html --no-headers foo.texi
          write html without node lines, menus

   makeinfo --number-sections foo.texi
          write Info with numbered sections

   makeinfo --no-split foo.texi
          write one Info file however big


   Email   bug  reports  to,  general  questions  and
   discussion to
   Texinfo home page:


   Copyright  2016 Free Software Foundation, Inc.   License  GPLv3+:  GNU
   GPL version 3 or later <>
   This  is  free  software:  you  are free to change and redistribute it.
   There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.


   The full documentation for texi2any is maintained as a Texinfo  manual.
   If  the info and texi2any programs are properly installed at your site,
   the command

          info texi2any

   should give you access to the complete manual.


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