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textutil::adjust - Procedures to adjust, indent, and undent paragraphs

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package require Tcl 8.5 9
package require textutil::adjust ?0.7.4?

::textutil::adjust::adjust string ?option value...?
::textutil::adjust::readPatterns filename
::textutil::adjust::getPredefined filename
::textutil::adjust::indent string prefix ?skip?
::textutil::adjust::undent string


The package textutil::adjust provides commands that manipulate strings or texts (a.k.a. long strings or string with embedded newlines or paragraphs), adjusting, or indenting them.

The complete set of procedures is described below.

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regexp(n), split(n), string(n)


TeX, adjusting, formatting, hyphenation, indenting, justification, paragraph, string, undenting


Text processing