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Authoring linear RTF documents

Linear RTF documents come in two main flavours. It can produce simple RTF that can be read by a wide variety of readers, such as Windows 95 WordPad, the Windows 95 viewer, and most word processors. Tex2RTF can also output MS Word compatible RTF which has special fields for contents page and index formatting, headings, and other enhancements.

Use the useWord initialisation file flag to switch Word mode on or off. Hypertext links (using \helpref and other commands) will be formatted as bold 'anchor' text plus a section or figure number in parentheses.

In Word mode, using an index section generates a proper Word index. Similarly, a Word table of contents, list of figures, list of tables and page reference may be generated.

See RTF/WinHelp options for relevant initialisation file switches.