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DEROFF(1)						      General Commands Manual							 DEROFF(1)

NAME
deroff - remove nroff, troff, tbl and eqn constructs SYNOPSIS
deroff [ -w ] file ... DESCRIPTION
Deroff reads each file in sequence and removes all nroff and troff command lines, backslash constructions, macro definitions, eqn con- structs (between `.EQ' and `.EN' lines or between delimiters), and table descriptions and writes the remainder on the standard output. Deroff follows chains of included files (`.so' and `.nx' commands); if a file has already been included, a `.so' is ignored and a `.nx' terminates execution. If no input file is given, deroff reads from the standard input file. If the -w flag is given, the output is a word list, one `word' (string of letters, digits, and apostrophes, beginning with a letter; apos- trophes are removed) per line, and all other characters ignored. Otherwise, the output follows the original, with the deletions mentioned above. SEE ALSO
troff(1), eqn(1), tbl(1) BUGS
Deroff is not a complete troff interpreter, so it can be confused by subtle constructs. Most errors result in too much rather than too little output. 7th Edition April 29, 1985 DEROFF(1)

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DEROFF(1)						      General Commands Manual							 DEROFF(1)

NAME
deroff, delatex - remove formatting requests SYNOPSIS
deroff [ option ... ] file ... delatex file DESCRIPTION
Deroff reads each file in sequence and removes all nroff and troff(1) requests and non-text arguments, backslash constructions, and con- structs of preprocessors such as eqn(1), pic(1), and tbl(1). Remaining text is written on the standard output. Deroff follows files included by and commands; if a file has already been included, a for that file is ignored and a terminates execution. If no input file is given, deroff reads from standard input. The options are -w Output a word list, one `word' (string of letters, digits, and properly embedded ampersands and apostrophes, beginning with a let- ter) per line. Other characters are skipped. Otherwise, the output follows the original, with the deletions mentioned above. -i Ignore and requests. -ms -mm Remove titles, attachments, etc., as well as ordinary troff constructs, from ms(6) or mm documents. -ml Same as -mm, but remove lists as well. Delatex does for tex and latex (see tex(1)) files what deroff -wi does for troff files. SOURCE
/sys/src/cmd/deroff.c SEE ALSO
troff(1), tex(1), spell(1) BUGS
These filters are not complete interpreters of troff or tex. For example, macro definitions containing cause chaos in deroff when the pop- ular delimiters for eqn are in effect. Text inside macros is emitted at place of definition, not place of call. DEROFF(1)
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