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meinproc4 - Man Page

KDE translator for XML


meinproc4 [--help] [Generic-options] [Qt-options] [KDE-options] [--cache file] [--check] [--htdig] [--srcdir] [--param key=value] [[[-o] | [--output]] file] [--stdout] [--stylesheet xsl] docbook_file


meinproc4 converts DocBook files to HTML.

Generic Options


Show author information.


Show help about options.


Show all options.


Show KDE specific options.


Show Qt specific options.


Show license information.


Show version information

Application Options

--cache file

Create a cache file for the document


Check the document for validity

The output can be a bit daunting, since one small mistake can cause a cascade of errors. 
The trick is to look at the first error, fix that error, save the file, and run meinproc4 again.

Create a ht://dig compatible index

-o,  --output file

Output whole document to file.


Output whole document to stdout.

--stylesheet xsl

Stylesheet to use

--srcdir dir

Set the root directory to look for kdelibs

--param key=value

Set parameters to pass to the stylesheet.


The most common way to run meinproc4 is simply as

meinproc4 docbook-file

where docbook-file is usually index.docbook. This command creates HTML pages from the DocBook file. Note that these pages are only viewable in KDE-based browsers (like Konqueror).

If you need to view the HTML output in another browser (for example, if you're placing it on line), use

meinproc4 --stylesheet stylesheet-name docbook-file

where stylesheet-name is the full path to one of the XSL stylesheets in $KDEDIR/share/apps/ksgmltools/customization. To produce output suitable for the web, you can use kde-web.xsl or kde-chunk-online.xsl. See the README file in that directory for more details.

See Also

kdeoptions(7), qtoptions(7)


There are probably tons of bugs. Use bugs.kde.org[1] to report them.





2008-10-03 0.01.01 KDE User's Manual