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style

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NAME

style - Analyzes surface characteristics of a document.  

SYNOPSIS

style [-ml] [-mm] [-a] [-e] [-l num] [-r num] [-p] [-P] file...


 

OPTIONS

Displays all sentences with their length and readability index. Displays all sentences that begin with an expletive. Displays all sentences longer than num. Skips lists in the document. Overrides the default -ms macro package. Displays parts of speech of the words in the document. Displays all sentences that contain a passive verb. Displays all sentences whose readability index is greater than num.
 

DESCRIPTION

The style command analyzes the surface characteristics of the writing style of a document. It reports on readability, sentence length and structure, word length and usage, verb type, and sentence openers. Because style runs deroff before looking at the text, formatting header files should be included as part of the input. The default macro package -ms may be overridden with the -mm option. The -ml option, which causes deroff to skip lists, should be used if the document contains many lists that contain non-sentences. Use the other options to locate sentences with certain characteristics.
 

RESTRICTIONS

Use of non-standard formatting macros may cause incorrect sentence breaks.
 

SEE ALSO

Commands: deroff(1), diction(1)


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
OPTIONS
DESCRIPTION
RESTRICTIONS
SEE ALSO

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