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RST2ODT(1) text processing RST2ODT(1)

NAME

rst2odt - convert reST documents to OpenDocument text (ODT)

SYNOPSIS

rst2odt [options] [<source> [<destination>]]

DESCRIPTION

Generates OpenDocument/OpenOffice/ODF documents from standalone reStructuredText sources. Reads from <source> (default is stdin) and writes to <destination> (default is stdout). See <http://docutils.sf.net/docs/user/config.html> for the full reference.

OPTIONS

General Docutils Options

--title=TITLE
Specify the document title as metadata.
--generator, -g
Include a "Generated by Docutils" credit and link.
--no-generator
Do not include a generator credit.
--date, -d
Include the date at the end of the document (UTC).
--time, -t
Include the time & date (UTC).
--no-datestamp
Do not include a datestamp of any kind.
--source-link, -s
Include a "View document source" link.
--source-url=<URL>
Use <URL> for a source link; implies --source-link.
--no-source-link
Do not include a "View document source" link.
--toc-entry-backlinks
Link from section headers to TOC entries. (default)
--toc-top-backlinks
Link from section headers to the top of the TOC.
--no-toc-backlinks
Disable backlinks to the table of contents.
--footnote-backlinks
Link from footnotes/citations to references. (default)
--no-footnote-backlinks
Disable backlinks from footnotes and citations.
--section-numbering
Enable section numbering by Docutils. (default)
--no-section-numbering
Disable section numbering by Docutils.
--strip-comments
Remove comment elements from the document tree.
--leave-comments
Leave comment elements in the document tree. (default)
--strip-elements-with-class=<class>
Remove all elements with classes="<class>" from the document tree. Warning: potentially dangerous; use with caution. (Multiple-use option.)
--strip-class=<class>
Remove all classes="<class>" attributes from elements in the document tree. Warning: potentially dangerous; use with caution. (Multiple-use option.)
--report=<level>, -r <level>
Report system messages at or higher than <level>: "info" or "1", "warning"/"2" (default), "error"/"3", "severe"/"4", "none"/"5"
--verbose, -v
Report all system messages. (Same as "--report=1".)
--quiet, -q
Report no system messages. (Same as "--report=5".)
--halt=<level>
Halt execution at system messages at or above <level>. Levels as in --report. Default: 4 (severe).
--strict
Halt at the slightest problem. Same as "--halt=info".
--exit-status=<level>
Enable a non-zero exit status for non-halting system messages at or above <level>. Default: 5 (disabled).
--debug
Enable debug-level system messages and diagnostics.
--no-debug
Disable debug output. (default)
--warnings=<file>
Send the output of system messages to <file>.
--traceback
Enable Python tracebacks when Docutils is halted.
--no-traceback
Disable Python tracebacks. (default)
--input-encoding=<name[:handler]>, -i <name[:handler]>
Specify the encoding and optionally the error handler of input text. Default: <locale-dependent>:strict.
--input-encoding-error-handler=INPUT_ENCODING_ERROR_HANDLER
Specify the error handler for undecodable characters. Choices: "strict" (default), "ignore", and "replace".
--output-encoding=<name[:handler]>, -o <name[:handler]>
Specify the text encoding and optionally the error handler for output. Default: UTF-8:strict.
--output-encoding-error-handler=OUTPUT_ENCODING_ERROR_HANDLER
Specify error handler for unencodable output characters; "strict" (default), "ignore", "replace", "xmlcharrefreplace", "backslashreplace".
--error-encoding=<name[:handler]>, -e <name[:handler]>
Specify text encoding and error handler for error output. Default text encoding: system encoding. Default error handler: backslashreplace.
--error-encoding-error-handler=ERROR_ENCODING_ERROR_HANDLER
Specify the error handler for unencodable characters in error output. Default: backslashreplace.
--language=<name>, -l <name>
Specify the language (as BCP 47 language tag). Default: en.
--record-dependencies=<file>
Write output file dependencies to <file>.
--config=<file>
Read configuration settings from <file>, if it exists.
--version, -V
Show this program's version number and exit.
--help, -h
Show this help message and exit.

Generic Parser Options

--no-file-insertion
Disable directives that insert the contents of an external file; replaced with a "warning" system message.
--file-insertion-enabled
Enable directives that insert the contents of an external file. (default)
--no-raw
Disable the "raw" directive; replaced with a "warning" system message.
--raw-enabled
Enable the "raw" directive. (default)
--line-length-limit=<length>
Maximal number of characters in an input line. Default 10 000.

reStructuredText Parser Options

--pep-references
Recognize and link to standalone PEP references (like "PEP 258").
--pep-base-url=<URL>
Base URL for PEP references (default "http://www.python.org/dev/peps/").
--pep-file-url-template=<URL>
Template for PEP file part of URL. (default "pep-%04d")
--rfc-references
Recognize and link to standalone RFC references (like "RFC 822").
--rfc-base-url=<URL>
Base URL for RFC references (default "http://tools.ietf.org/html/").
--tab-width=<width>
Set number of spaces for tab expansion (default 8).
--trim-footnote-reference-space
Remove spaces before footnote references.
--leave-footnote-reference-space
Leave spaces before footnote references.
--syntax-highlight=<format>
Token name set for parsing code with Pygments: one of "long", "short", or "none" (no parsing). Default is "long".
--smart-quotes=<yes/no/alt>
Change straight quotation marks to typographic form: one of "yes", "no", "alt[ernative]" (default "no").
--smartquotes-locales=<language:quotes[,language:quotes,...]>
Characters to use as "smart quotes" for <language>.
--word-level-inline-markup
Inline markup recognized at word boundaries only (adjacent to punctuation or whitespace). Force character-level inline markup recognition with "" (backslash + space). Default.
--character-level-inline-markup
Inline markup recognized anywhere, regardless of surrounding characters. Backslash-escapes must be used to avoid unwanted markup recognition. Useful for East Asian languages. Experimental.

Standalone Reader

--no-doc-title
Disable the promotion of a lone top-level section title to document title (and subsequent section title to document subtitle promotion; enabled by default).
--no-doc-info
Disable the bibliographic field list transform (enabled by default).
--section-subtitles
Activate the promotion of lone subsection titles to section subtitles (disabled by default).
--no-section-subtitles
Deactivate the promotion of lone subsection titles.

ODF-Specific Options

--stylesheet=STYLESHEET
Specify a stylesheet. Default: "/usr/share/docutils/writers/odf_odt/styles.odt"
--odf-config-file=<file>
Specify a configuration/mapping file relative to the current working directory for additional ODF options. In particular, this file may contain a section named "Formats" that maps default style names to names to be used in the resulting output file allowing for adhering to external standards. For more info and the format of the configuration/mapping file, see the odtwriter doc.
--cloak-email-addresses
Obfuscate email addresses to confuse harvesters while still keeping email links usable with standards- compliant browsers.
--no-cloak-email-addresses
Do not obfuscate email addresses.
--table-border-thickness=TABLE_BORDER_THICKNESS
Specify the thickness of table borders in thousands of a cm. Default is 35.
--add-syntax-highlighting
Add syntax highlighting in literal code blocks.
--no-syntax-highlighting
Do not add syntax highlighting in literal code blocks. (default)
--create-sections
Create sections for headers. (default)
--no-sections
Do not create sections for headers.
--create-links
Create links.
--no-links
Do not create links. (default)
--endnotes-end-doc
Generate endnotes at end of document, not footnotes at bottom of page.
--no-endnotes-end-doc
Generate footnotes at bottom of page, not endnotes at end of document. (default)
--generate-list-toc
Generate a bullet list table of contents, not an ODF/oowriter table of contents.
--generate-oowriter-toc
Generate an ODF/oowriter table of contents, not a bullet list. (default)
--custom-odt-header=CUSTOM_HEADER
Specify the contents of an custom header line. See odf_odt writer documentation for details about special field character sequences.
--custom-odt-footer=CUSTOM_FOOTER
Specify the contents of an custom footer line. See odf_odt writer documentation for details about special field character sequences.