rst2md - Man Page

manual page for rst2md 0.6

Description

Usage =====

rst2md [options] [<source> [<destination>]]

Generates Markdown formatted text from standalone reStructuredText sources. Reads from <source> (default is stdin) and writes to <destination> (default is stdout).  See <http://docutils.sf.net/docs/user/config.html> for the full reference.

Options ======= General Docutils Options ------------------------ --title=TITLE           Specify the document title as metadata. --generator, -g         Include a "Generated by Docutils" credit and link. --no-generator          Do not include a generator credit. --date, -d              Include the date at the end of the document (UTC). --time, -t              Include the time & date (UTC). --no-datestamp          Do not include a datestamp of any kind. --source-link, -s       Include a "View document source" link. --source-url=<URL>      Use <URL> for a source link; implies --source-link. --no-source-link        Do not include a "View document source" link. --toc-entry-backlinks   Link from section headers to TOC entries.  (default) --toc-top-backlinks     Link from section headers to the top of the TOC. --no-toc-backlinks      Disable backlinks to the table of contents. --footnote-backlinks    Link from footnotes/citations to references. (default) --no-footnote-backlinks

Disable backlinks from footnotes and citations.

--section-numbering     Enable section numbering by Docutils.  (default) --no-section-numbering  Disable section numbering by Docutils. --strip-comments        Remove comment elements from the document tree. --leave-comments        Leave comment elements in the document tree. (default) --strip-elements-with-class=<class>

Remove all elements with classes="<class>" from the

document tree. Warning: potentially dangerous; use with caution. (Multiple-use option.)

--strip-class=<class>   Remove all classes="<class>" attributes from elements

in the document tree. Warning: potentially dangerous;

use with caution. (Multiple-use option.)

--report=<level>, -r <level>

Report system messages at or higher than <level>:

"info" or "1", "warning"/"2" (default), "error"/"3", "severe"/"4", "none"/"5"

--verbose, -v           Report all system messages.  (Same as "--report=1".) --quiet, -q             Report no system messages.  (Same as "--report=5".) --halt=<level>          Halt execution at system messages at or above <level>.

Levels as in --report.

Default: 4 (severe).

--strict                Halt at the slightest problem.  Same as "--halt=info". --exit-status=<level>   Enable a non-zero exit status for non-halting system

messages at or above <level>.

Default: 5 (disabled).

--debug                 Enable debug-level system messages and diagnostics. --no-debug              Disable debug output.  (default) --warnings=<file>       Send the output of system messages to <file>. --traceback             Enable Python tracebacks when Docutils is halted. --no-traceback          Disable Python tracebacks.  (default) --input-encoding=<name[:handler]>, -i <name[:handler]>

Specify the encoding and optionally the error handler

of input text.  Default: <locale-dependent>:strict.

--input-encoding-error-handler=INPUT_ENCODING_ERROR_HANDLER

Specify the error handler for undecodable characters.

Choices: "strict" (default), "ignore", and "replace".

--output-encoding=<name[:handler]>, -o <name[:handler]>

Specify the text encoding and optionally the error

handler for output.  Default: UTF-8:strict.

--output-encoding-error-handler=OUTPUT_ENCODING_ERROR_HANDLER

Specify error handler for unencodable output

characters; "strict" (default), "ignore", "replace", "xmlcharrefreplace", "backslashreplace".

--error-encoding=<name[:handler]>, -e <name[:handler]>

Specify text encoding and error handler for error

output.  Default: utf-8:backslashreplace.

--error-encoding-error-handler=ERROR_ENCODING_ERROR_HANDLER

Specify the error handler for unencodable characters

in error output.  Default: backslashreplace.

--language=<name>, -l <name>

Specify the language (as BCP 47 language tag).

Default: en.

--record-dependencies=<file>

Write output file dependencies to <file>.

--config=<file>         Read configuration settings from <file>, if it exists. --version, -V           Show this program's version number and exit. --help, -h              Show this help message and exit.

reStructuredText Parser Options ------------------------------- --pep-references        Recognize and link to standalone PEP references (like

"PEP 258").

--pep-base-url=<URL>    Base URL for PEP references (default

"http://www.python.org/dev/peps/").

--pep-file-url-template=<URL>

Template for PEP file part of URL. (default

"pep-%04d")

--rfc-references        Recognize and link to standalone RFC references (like

"RFC 822").

--rfc-base-url=<URL>    Base URL for RFC references (default

"http://tools.ietf.org/html/").

--tab-width=<width>     Set number of spaces for tab expansion (default 8). --trim-footnote-reference-space

Remove spaces before footnote references.

--leave-footnote-reference-space

Leave spaces before footnote references.

--no-file-insertion     Disable directives that insert the contents of

external file ("include" & "raw"); replaced with a

"warning" system message.

--file-insertion-enabled

Enable directives that insert the contents of external

file ("include" & "raw").  Enabled by default.

--no-raw                Disable the "raw" directives; replaced with a

"warning" system message.

--raw-enabled           Enable the "raw" directive.  Enabled by default. --syntax-highlight=<format>

Token name set for parsing code with Pygments: one of

"long", "short", or "none (no parsing)". Default is "long".

--smart-quotes=<yes/no/alt>

Change straight quotation marks to typographic form:

one of "yes", "no", "alt[ernative]" (default "no").

--smartquotes-locales=<language:quotes[,language:quotes,...]>

Characters to use as "smart quotes" for <language>.

--word-level-inline-markup

Inline markup recognized at word boundaries only

(adjacent to punctuation or whitespace). Force character-level inline markup recognition with "\ " (backslash + space). Default.

--character-level-inline-markup

Inline markup recognized anywhere, regardless of

surrounding characters. Backslash-escapes must be used to avoid unwanted markup recognition. Useful for East Asian languages. Experimental.

Standalone Reader ----------------- --no-doc-title          Disable the promotion of a lone top-level section

title to document title (and subsequent section title

to document subtitle promotion; enabled by default).

--no-doc-info           Disable the bibliographic field list transform

(enabled by default).

--section-subtitles     Activate the promotion of lone subsection titles to

section subtitles (disabled by default).

--no-section-subtitles  Deactivate the promotion of lone subsection titles.

Markdown-Specific Options ------------------------- --extended-markdown     Extended Markdown syntax. --strict-markdown       Strict Markdown syntax. Default: true

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