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chktex(1)                                                            chktex(1)




NAME

       chktex - finds typographic errors in LaTeX.


SYNOPSIS

       chktex   [-hiqrW]  [-v[0-...]]  [-l  <rcfile>]  [-[wemn]  <[1-42]|all>]
       [-d[0-...]] [-p <name>] [-o <outfile>] [-[btxgI][0|1]] file1 file2  ...


DESCRIPTION

       chktex finds typographic errors in LaTeX


OPTIONS

       Miscellaneous options:

       -h --help
              Print a help screen.

       -i --license
              Show distribution information.

       -l --localrc
              Read local .chktexrc formatted  file.

       -d --debug
              Debug information. Give it a number.

       -r --reset
              Reset settings to default.

       Muting warning messages:

       -w --warnon
              Makes msg # given a warning and turns it on.

       -e  --erroron
              Makes msg # given an error and turns it on.

       -m --msgon
              Makes msg # given a message and turns it on.

       -n --nowarn
              Mutes msg # given.

       -L --nolinesupp
              Do  not  allow per-line suppressions.  These are TeX comments of
              the form % chktex ## .


       Output control flags:

       -v --verbosity
              How  errors  are  displayed.   Default   1,   0=Less,   2=Fancy,
              3=lacheck.

       -V --pipeverb
              How  errors  are  displayed when stdout != tty.  Defaults to the
              same as -v.

       -s --splitchar
              String used to split fields when doing -v0

       -o --output
              Redirect error report to a file.

       -q --quiet
              Shuts up about version information.

       -p --pseudoname
              Input file-name when reporting.

       -f --format
              Format to use for output


       Boolean switches (1 -> enables / 0 -> disables):

       -b --backup
              Backup output file.

       -x --wipeverb
              Ignore contents of `\verb' commands.

       -g --globalrc
              Read global .chktexrc file.

       -I --inputfiles
              Execute \input statements.

       -H --headererr
              Show errors found in front of \begin{document}


       -W --version
              Version information


       If no LaTeX files are specified on the command line, we will read  from
       stdin.    For explanation of warning/error messages, please consult the
       main document /usr/share/doc/chktex/ChkTeX.dvi.gz.



DISTRIBUTION

       Copyright (C) 1996 Jens T. Berger Thielemann

       This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
       under  the  terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the
       Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at  your
       option) any later version.

       This  program  is  distributed  in the hope that it will be useful, but
       WITHOUT ANY  WARRANTY;  without  even  the  implied  warranty  of  MER-
       CHANTABILITY  or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the GNU General
       Public License for more details.

       You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along
       with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc.,
       59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA  02111-1307  USA



ENVIRONMENT

       No environment variables are used.


FILES

       None.


AUTHOR

       Jens T. Berger Thielemann, <jensthi@ifi.uio.no>

       This   manual   page   was   cobbled   together    by    Clint    Adams
       <schizo@debian.org>,  based  on  the  output  of  "chktex  --help"  and
       deweb(1).


SEE ALSO

       deweb(1), chkweb(1)



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