roff2ps - transform roff code into ps mode
roff2ps [groffer_option...] [--] [filespec...]
roff2ps -h | --help
roff2ps -v | --version
The options -v and --version print the version information of the program to standard out-
put and exit. The options -h and --help print a usage information of the program to stan-
dard output and stop the program instantly.
All other options are assumed to be groffer options. They are internally passed to
groffer. They override the behavior of the program. The options are optional, they can
The filespec arguments correspond to the filespec arguments of groffer. So they are
either the names of existing, readable files or - for standard input, or the name of a man
page or a groffer(1) man page search pattern. If no filespec is specified standard input
is assumed automatically.
roff2ps transforms roff code into ps mode. Print the result to standard output.
There are more of these programs for generating other formats of roff input.
is for dvi mode.
generates html output.
outputs pdf mode.
generates text output in the groff device latin1.
prints the output in the groff device X that is suitable for programs like
gxditview(1) or xditview(1).
groff(1), groffer(1), roff2dvi(1), roff2html(1), roff2pdf(1), roff2text(1), roff2x(1),
This file was written by Bernd Warken <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
Copyright (C) 2006, 2007, 2009 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This file is part of groffer, which is part of groff, a free software project. You can
redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as pub-
lished by the Free Software Foundation, either version 2, or (at your option) any later
You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with groff, see
the files COPYING and LICENSE in the top directory of the groff source package. Or read
the man page gpl(1). You can also write to the Free Software Foundation, 51 Franklin St -
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Groff Version 1.22.2 9 June 2014 roff2ps(1)