[OS X TeX] Advice requested, please...

Ettore Aldrovandi ealdrov at math.fsu.edu
Thu Jul 6 00:01:03 EDT 2017

The command latex2man should be what you’re after, at least in part.

If you have pandoc installed, then it can extract text to markdown for further processing.


> On Jul 5, 2017, at 20:43, Peter Teeson <peter.teeson at icloud.com> wrote:
> There is a project/package, Gnu-apl, which is developed using the classical terminal approach: checkout from the svn repo;  ./configure; make; make install; etc etc.
> The documentation uses the Gnu texinfo mechanism for most of it and also some  READMEs of plain text.
> Having used TeXShop and LaTeX to produce a macOS specific Installation Guide, now I am contemplating making a reference manual(s).
> Rather than having to re-type the texinfo data all over again is there a tool to extract the text only?
> Meanwhile I going to read up on making indexes (indices?) in LaTeX.
> Or some other advice you can offer me?
> Peter
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