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fmtutil(8)                           teTeX                          fmtutil(8)



NAME
       fmtutil - utility for maintaining TeX format files

SYNOPSIS
       fmtutil [ OPTION... ]  COMMAND

DESCRIPTION
       fmtutil  is  used to create or recreate format and hyphenation files or
       show information about format files.

       COMMAND is one of:

       --all  recreate all format files

       --byfmt formatname
              (re)create the format for format formatname

       --byhyphen hyphenfile
              (re)create formats that depend on the hyphenation  file  hyphen-
              file

       --help print a summary of commands and options

       --missing
              create any missing format files

       --showhyphen formatname
              print the name of the hyphenation file for the format formatname

OPTIONS
       --cnffile file
              specify the configuration file fmtutil should use

       --dolinks
              (not implemented, just for compatibility)

       --fmtdir directory
              set  the  destination  directory  for  format files generated by
              fmtutil to directory

       --force
              (not implemented, just for compatibility)

       --quiet
              (not implemented, just for compatibility)

       --test (not implemented, just for compatibility)

FILES
       fmtutil.cnf
              default configuration file

SEE ALSO
       kpsewhich(1)

       Web page: <http://tug.cs.umb.edu/tetex/>;

BUGS
       None known, but report any bugs  found  to  <tetexATdbs.de>
       (mailing list).

AUTHOR
       fmtutil  was  written  by  Thomas Esser <teATdbs.de> and is
       Copyright  1998 Thomas Esser.

       This manual page was written by C.M. Connelly <cATeskimo.com>,  for  the
       Debian GNU/Linux system.  It may be used by other distributions without
       contacting the author.  Any mistakes or omissions in  the  manual  page
       are my fault; inquiries about or corrections to this manual page should
       be directed to me (and not to the primary author).



teTeX                             August 2000                       fmtutil(8)