texi2dvi - convert Texinfo documents to DVI or PDF


   texi2dvi [OPTION]... FILE...
   texi2pdf [OPTION]... FILE...
   pdftexi2dvi [OPTION]... FILE...


   Run  each  Texinfo  or  (La)TeX  FILE  through  TeX  in  turn until all
   cross-references are resolved, building  all  indices.   The  directory
   containing  each  FILE  is  searched for included files.  The suffix of
   FILE is used to  determine  its  language  ((La)TeX  or  Texinfo).   To
   process (e)plain TeX files, set the environment variable LATEX=tex.

   When  invoked  as  `texi2pdf'  or  given  the option --pdf generate PDF
   output.  Otherwise, generate DVI.

   General options:
   -b, --batch
          no interaction

   -D, --debug
          turn on shell debugging (set -x)

   -h, --help
          display this help and exit successfully

   -o, --output=OFILE
          leave output in OFILE; only one input FILE is allowed

   -q, --quiet
          no output unless errors (implies --batch)

   -v, --version
          display version information and exit successfully

   -V, --verbose
          report on what is done

          don't process files more than N times [7]

          remove auxiliary files or directories from  previous  runs  (but
          not the output)

   Output format:
   --dvi  output a DVI file [default]

          output a PDF file via DVI (using a dvi-to-pdf program)

   --html output an HTML file from LaTeX, using HeVeA

   --info output an Info file from LaTeX, using HeVeA

   -p, --pdf
          use pdftex or pdflatex for processing

   --ps   output a PostScript file via DVI (using dvips)

   --text output a plain text file from LaTeX, using HeVeA

   TeX tuning:
   -E, --expand
          macro expansion using makeinfo

   -I DIR search DIR for Texinfo files

   -l, --language=LANG
          specify LANG for FILE, either latex or texinfo

          do not pass --file-line-error to TeX

          pass --shell-escape to TeX

          pass --src-specials to TeX

          use given charset translation file for TeX

   -t, --command=CMD
          insert CMD in copy of input file

   Any  CMD  strings are added after @setfilename for Texinfo input, or in
   the first line for LaTeX input.  Multiple values accumulate.

   Build modes:
          specify the treatment of auxiliary files [local]

   --tidy same as --build=tidy

   -c, --clean
          same as --build=clean

          specify where the tidy compilation is performed; implies --tidy;
          defaults to TEXI2DVI_BUILD_DIRECTORY [.]

   The  MODE  specifies  where  the TeX compilation takes place, and, as a
   consequence, how auxiliary files are treated.  The build mode can  also
   be set using the environment variable TEXI2DVI_BUILD_MODE.

   Valid values of MODE are:
          compile  in  the  current  directory,  leaving all the auxiliary
          files around.  This is the traditional TeX use.

   `tidy' compile in a local *.t2d directory, where  the  auxiliary  files
          are left.  Output files are copied back to the original file.

          same  as  `tidy', but remove the auxiliary directory afterwards.
          Every compilation therefore requires the full cycle.

   The  values  of  these  environment  variables  are  used  to  run  the
   corresponding commands, if they are set:


   Regarding  --dvipdf,  if  DVIPDF  is  not  set  in the environment, the
   following programs are looked for (in  this  order):  dvipdfmx  dvipdfm
   dvipdf dvi2pdf dvitopdf.

   If Texinfo is installed on your site, then the command

          info texi2dvi

   should give you access to more documentation.


   Report bugs to bug-texinfo@gnu.org, general questions and discussion to
   GNU Texinfo home page: <http://www.gnu.org/software/texinfo/>
   General help using GNU software: <http://www.gnu.org/gethelp/>


   Copyright © 2016 Free Software Foundation, Inc.   License  GPLv3+:  GNU
   GPL version 3 or later <http://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.


   The full documentation for texi2dvi is maintained as a Texinfo  manual.
   If  the info and texi2dvi programs are properly installed at your site,
   the command

          info texi2dvi

   should give you access to the complete manual.


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