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Re: Hardcopy of info subtree?


From: J Krugman
Subject: Re: Hardcopy of info subtree?
Date: Thu, 27 May 2004 15:38:05 +0000 (UTC)
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In <address@hidden> address@hidden (Karl Berry) writes:

>Hi again Jill,

>    Is there a simple way to get a hardcopy of an info subtree (i.e.
>    a node plus all of its children)?  

>It's basically just a text file, so a simple zcat find.info* | lpr would
>mostly suffice.  The character CTRL-_ is used, if you think your printer
>won't like it you can get rid of it with tr.  You might want to get rid
>of the CTRL-L's, too, unless you like one node per piece of paper.

>However, I think you'll find the TeX output much shorter and easier to
>read, so I don't recommend printing the info files.

>    Is there a simple way to get the typeset version?

>Yes, find.texi should be included in the source package, or you can get
>it from ftp.gnu.org/gnu/findutils.  Unpack it, and in the doc
>subdirectory, just run texi2dvi find.texi.  You'll end up with a dvi
>file, which you can print with lpr -d (if your lpr is set up for that),
>or dvips find.dvi, or whatever.  

>Or you can run texi2pdf to get a PDF file, if you like that better.

>Having typed all that, I forgot that it's already premade in various
>formats and available online (as all GNU manuals should be).
>See the links on
>  http://www.gnu.org/software/findutils/manual/find.html
>(no pdf though)


That's very helpful!  Thank you!

jill

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