texdirflatten man page

texdirflatten — Collects all components of a (La)TeX file in a single output directory -- i.e., flattens its hierarchy.

Synopsis

texdirflatten -f input.tex [-o outputdir]

Description

It parses the source file, following its included children (La)TeX files recursively, to collect together its components, such as graphics and BiBTeX bibliography files in different directories.

Options

-f input.tex
Specifies input (La)TeX file.
-o outputdir
Directory to collect all files. texdirflatten will copy each source file, graphics and bibliography file to this directory. It will be created if it is unexistent. If unspecified, it defaults to "flat/".

Examples

The following example scans "manuscript.tex" in the current directory and gathers it and all its components in the "submit_01/" directory:

$ texdirflatten -f manuscript.tex -o submit_01

Caveats

Please take backups before running this command. No warranties whatsoever provided.

Bugs

Bug reports and patches are welcome.

Author

Cengiz Gunay <cengique<AT>users.sf.net>

Info

2009-04-17 perl v5.10.0 User Contributed Perl Documentation