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TROFF(1)							      TROFF(1)

       troff, nroff, dpost - text formatting and typesetting

       troff [ option ...  ] [ file ...	 ]

       dpost [ -f ] [ file ...	]

       nroff [ option ...  ] [ file ...	 ]

       Troff  formats  text  in	 the named files for printing on a typesetter,
       emitting a textual intermediate format  called  `typesetter-independent
       troff  output',	understood by programs such as proof(1) and lp(1), but
       also by a troff post-processor named dpost, which  emits	 corresponding
       Postscript.   Under -f, dpost also emits Postscript font definitions as
       needed.	Nroff does the same as troff, but produces output suitable for
       typewriter-like	devices,  usually without further post-processing, but
       see col(1).

       If no file argument is present, the standard input is read.   An	 argu‐
       ment consisting of a single minus (-) is taken to be a file name corre‐
       sponding to the standard input.	The options are:

       -olist  Print pages in the comma-separated list of numbers and  ranges.
	       A  range N-M means N through M; initial -M means up to M; final
	       N- means from N to the end.

       -nN     Number first generated page N.

       -mname  Process the macro file /sys/lib/tmac/ before the input

       -raN    Set register a (one character name) to N.

       -i      Read standard input after the input files are exhausted.

       -q      Invoke the simultaneous input-output mode of the rd request.

       -N      Produce output suitable for typewriter-like devices.

   Typesetter devices (not -N) only
       -a      Send  a	printable  textual approximation of the results to the
	       standard output.

       -Tdest  Prepare output for typesetter dest:
	       -Tutf	(The default.) PostScript printers with	 preprocessing
			to handle Unicode characters encoded in UTF

	       -Tpost	Regular PostScript printers

	       -T202	Mergenthaler Linotron 202

       -Fdir  Take font information from directory dir.

   Typewriter (-N) output only
       -sN     Halt  prior to every N pages (default N=1) to allow paper load‐
	       ing or changing.

       -Tname  Prepare output for specified terminal.  Known names include utf
	       for  the	 normal	 Plan  9  UTF encoding of the Unicode Standard
	       character set (default), 37  for	 the  Teletype	model  37,  lp
	       (`line-printer') for any terminal without half-line capability,
	       450 for the DASI-450 (Diablo Hyterm), and think (HP ThinkJet).

       -e      Produce equally-spaced words in adjusted lines, using full ter‐
	       minal resolution.

       -h      Use  output  tabs during horizontal spacing to speed output and
	       reduce output character count.  Tab settings are assumed to  be
	       every 8 nominal character widths.

	      temporary file

	      standard macro files

	      terminal driving tables for nroff

	      font width tables for troff


       lp(1),  proof(1), page(1), eqn(1), tbl(1), pic(1), grap(1), doctype(1),
       ms(6), image(6), tex(1), deroff(1), col(1)
       J. F. Ossanna and B. W. Kernighan, ``Troff User's Manual''
       B. W. Kernighan, ``A Typesetter-Independent TROFF'', CSTR #97
       B. W. Kernighan, ``A TROFF Tutorial'', Unix  Research  System  Program‐
       mer's Manual, Tenth Edition, Volume 2.

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