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Texinfo::Menus - Update node links and menus in Texinfo documents
This document describes version 1.03 of Texinfo::Menus, released September 28, 2013.
use Texinfo::Menus; update_menus($filename, verbose => 1);
Texinfo::Menus exports just one function: update_menus. It updates the menus and node links in a Texinfo file based on its chapter structure. The file may use
@include to include other files, which may also
@inlcude other files. Unlike the similar Emacs functions, update_menus does not require that each chapter be in a separate file.
The first node in the file should be named `Top'.
@node command must be followed immediately by a Texinfo structuring command (e.g,
@appendix). A comment may come between them, but nothing else.
A node can supply a menu description with a comment in the form:
@c DESC: Menu description
This comment (if present) must come after the structuring command.
update_menus normally adds comments to the master menu to retain the descriptions of subsection and lesser nodes. (This is useful when the subfiles are automatically generated and the descriptions are added by hand.) Use
comments => 0to prevent this.
Normally, update_menus generates a detailed node listing (consisting of the section nodes for each chapter) following the master menu. Use
detailed => 0to omit the detailed node listing.
The verbose option causes update_menus to generate a warning message if it finds multiple descriptions for a node (only one of which will be used). Use
verbose => 1to enable this.
Texinfo::Menus requires no configuration files or environment variables.
Texinfo::Menus cannot handle
@include inside a menu.
Christopher J. Madsen
<perl AT cjmweb.net>
Please report any bugs or feature requests to
<bug-Texinfo-Menus AT rt.cpan.org> or through the web interface at http://rt.cpan.org/Public/Bug/Report.html?Queue=Texinfo-Menus.
You can follow or contribute to Texinfo-Menus's development at http://github.com/madsen/texinfo-menus.
This software is copyright (c) 2013 by Christopher J. Madsen.
This is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as the Perl 5 programming language system itself.
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