l2a - a LaTeX detergent
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is a filter to ``detexify'' texts. That is, it attempts to remove
LaTeX markup commands, leaving only the body of text. It is intended to be
used when journal editors request plain ASCII text for typesetting, or when
you want to post a plain version of a LaTeX document on an electronic
is a filter. Its default operation is to read from standard input
(the keyboard) and write on standard output (the terminal).
- Write out information about l2a.
- Write out a brief summary of options.
- Generate norwegian headings.
- Display version number.
Unrecognized markup commands generate an error message on the screen. There is
no return code.
Copyright © 1988, 1998 Gisle Hannemyr.
may be freely distributed and copied, as long as this file is
included in the distribution and that these statements about authorship and
copyright is not altered or removed.
Bug reports, improvements, comments and suggestions to: Snail: Hannemyr,
Hegermannsgt. 13c, N-0478 Oslo, Norway. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
It does not understand or generate ISO Latin 1 or Unicode.
Only a subset of LaTeX is understood.