GNU `ptx' is the GNU version of the traditional permuted index generator. It can handle multiple input files at once, produce TeX compatible output, and produce readable "KWIC" (KeyWords In Context) indexes without needing to use `nroff'. This version does not handle input files that do not fit in memory all at once.
ptx is no longer a separate distribution; it is now released as
part of textutils, which can be found on in the subdirectory
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textutils, please read How to get GNU
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Updated: 11 Dec 1999 jonas