9.3 Codify
9.3 Codify
The codify command takes two arguments: an input file and an output file. It
reads each line of the input file and writes a corresponding line to the output file.
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The corresponding line consists of a C macro call containing a string containing
the input line. The command converts all backslashes in input lines to double
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backslashes so as to avoid unwanted interpretations by the C compiler. It also
converts double quotes in the line to backslashed double quotes.
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1 Introduction
Syntax : codify = "codify" s filename s filename
2 Interface
Example: codify header.tex header.c
3 Scanner
The following example demonstrates the transformation.
4 Parser
5 Analyser
Input  Line:
6 Tangle
 \def\par{\leavevmode\endgraf}% A "hack".
7 Weave
Output Line:
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 WX("\\def\\par{\\leavevmode\\endgraf}% A \"hack\".");
9 Commands
The codify command was introduced to assist in the development of
10 Glossary
FunnelWeb. It is used to convert longish text files into C code to write them out.
11 References
The C code is then included within the FunnelWeb C program. For example, the
set of TeX definitions that appears at the top of every documentation file was
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codified and inserted into the FunnelWeb code so that FunnelWeb would not
have to look for a file containing the definitions at run time.
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