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chkweb - runs the LaTeX parts of a CWEB file through chktex

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chkweb - runs the LaTeX parts of a CWEB file through chktex


chkweb [-hiqrW] [-l <rcfile>] [-[wemn] <[1-42]|all>] [-d[0-...]] [-o <outfile>] [-[btxgI][0|1]] file1 file2 ...


chkweb runs the LaTeX parts of a CWEB file through chktex.


Miscellaneous options:
-h --help
Print a help screen.
-i --license
Show distribution information.
-l --localrc
Read local .chktexrc formatted file.
-d --debug
Debug information. Give it a number.
-r --reset
Reset settings to default.
Muting warning messages:
-w --warnon
Makes msg # given a warning and turns it on.
-e --erroron
Makes msg # given an error and turns it on.
-m --msgon
Makes msg # given a message and turns it on.
-n --nowarn
Mutes msg # given.
Output control flags:
-V --pipeverb
How errors are displayed when stdout != tty. Defaults to the same as -v.
-s --splitchar
String used to split fields when doing -v0
-o --output
Redirect error report to a file.
-q --quiet
Shuts up about version information.
-f --format
Format to use for output
Boolean switches (1 -> enables / 0 -> disables):
-b --backup
Backup output file.
-x --wipeverb
Ignore contents of `\verb' commands.
-g --globalrc
Read global .chktexrc file.
-I --inputfiles
Execute \input statements.
-H --headererr
Show errors found in front of \begin{document}
-W --version
Version information
If no LaTeX files are specified on the command line, we will read from stdin. For explanation of warning/error messages, please consult the main document /usr/share/doc/chktex/ChkTeX.dvi.gz.


Copyright (C) 1996 Jens T. Berger Thielemann
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.
This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.
You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307 USA


No environment variables are used.




Jens T. Berger Thielemann, <>
This manual page was cobbled together by Clint Adams <>, based on the output of "chktex --help" and deweb(1).


deweb(1), chktex(1)
March 30, 2001 7th Edition