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me(7)							 Miscellaneous Information Manual						     me(7)

       me - macros for formatting papers

       nroff -me [ options ] file ...
       *roff -me [ options ] file ...

       This package of and macro definitions provides a formatting facility for technical papers in various formats.  When producing 2-column out-
       put on a terminal, filter the output through

       Many and requests are unsafe in conjunction with this package; however, these requests can be used with impunity after the first .pp:

	      .bp     Begin new page
	      .br     Break output line here
	      .sp n   Insert n spacing lines
	      .ls n   Line spacing: n=1 single, n=2 double space
	      .na     No alignment of right margin
	      .ce n   Center next n lines
	      .ul n   Underline next n lines
	      .sz +n  Add n to point size

       Output of the and preprocessors for equations and tables is acceptable as input.

       In the following list, "initialization" refers to the first .pp, .lp, .ip, .np, .sh, or .uh macro.  This list is incomplete; see  the  "-me
       Reference Manual", Supplementary Documents, Volume 1: General User, for further details.

			   Request	Initial Cause Explanation	       Value   Break
			   .(b		-	yes   Begin	    block.	    .(c 	 -	 yes   Begin	    centered	    block.
			   .(d		-	no    Begin	   delayed	  text. 	.(f	     -	     no    Begin	 footnote.
			   .(l		-	yes   Begin list.  .(q		-	yes   Begin major quote.  .(x x        -       no    Begin
			   indexed item in  index.   x	.(z	     -	     no    Begin  floating  keep.   .)b 	 -	 yes   End  block.
			   .)c		-	yes   End	centered       block.	    .)d 	 -	 yes   End	delayed      text.
			   .)f		-	yes   End footnote.  .)l	  -	  yes	End  list.   .)q	  -	  yes	End  major
			   quote.  .)x		-	yes   End index item.  .)z	    -	    yes   End floating keep.
.++ m H      -	     no    Define paper section.  m defines the part of the paper, and can be (chapter), (appendix), (preliminary; for example, an
			   abstract, table of contents, and so on), (bibliography), (chapters renumbered from page one each chapter), or (appendix
			   renumbered from page one).
.+c  T	      -       yes   Begin chapter (or appendix, etc., as set by .++).  T is the chapter title.	.1c	     1	     yes   One-column for-
			   mat on a new page.  .2c	    1	    yes   Two-column format.  .EN	   -	   yes	 Space after equation pro-
			   duced  by  eqn  or  neqn.  .EQ x y	   -	   yes	 Precede equation; break out and add space.  Equation number is y.
			   The optional argument x may be I to indent equation (default), L to left-adjust the equation, or C to center the  equa-
			   tion.    .TE 	 -	 yes   End   table.    .TH	    -	    yes   End	heading  section  of  table.   .TS
			   x	    -	    yes   Begin table; if x is table has repeated heading.
.ac A N      -	     no    Set up for ACM style output.  A is the Author's name(s), N is the total number of pages.   Must  be	given  before  the
			   first initialization.  .b x	       no      no    Print x in boldface; if there is no argument, switch to boldface.
.ba  +n       0       yes   Augments  the  base  indent  by  n.   This	indent	is  used  to  set  the	indent	on regular text (like paragraphs).
			   .bc		no	yes   Begin new column.  .bi x	      no      no    Print x in bold italics  (nofill  only).   .bx
			   x	    no	    no	  Print x in a box (nofill only).
.ef 'x'y'z'  ''''    no    Set even footer to x  y  z.
.eh 'x'y'z'  ''''    no    Set even header to x  y  z.
.fo 'x'y'z'  ''''    no    Set footer to x  y  z.
.hx	     -	     no    Suppress   headers	and   footers	on   next   page.    .he   'x'y'z'  ''''    no	  Set	header	 to   x    y	z.
			   .hl		-	yes   Draw a horizontal line.  .i x	    no	    no	  Italicize x; if x missing,  italic  text
			   follows.   .ip  x y	    no	    yes   Start indented paragraph, with hanging tag x.  Indentation is y ens (default 5).
			   .lp		yes	yes   Start left-blocked paragraph.
.lo	     -	     no    Read in a file of local macros of the form .*x.  Must be given before initialization.  .np	       1       yes   Start
			   numbered paragraph.
.of 'x'y'z'  ''''    no    Set odd footer to x	y  z.
.oh 'x'y'z'  ''''    no    Set odd header to x	y  z.
.pd	     -	     yes   Print      delayed	   text.       .pp	    no	    yes   Begin      paragraph.       First	line	 indented.
			   .r		yes	no    Roman text follows.
.re	     -	     no    Reset tabs to default values.
.sc	     no      no    Read in  a  file  of  special  characters  and  diacritical	marks.	 Must  be  given  before  initialization.   .sh  n
			   x	  -	  yes	Section head follows, font automatically bold.	n is level of section, x is title of section.
.sk	     no      no    Leave the next page blank.  Only one page is remembered ahead.
.sz +n	     10p     no    Augment the point size by n points.
.th	     no      no    Produce the paper in thesis format.	Must be given before initialization.
.tp	     no      yes   Begin    title    page.    .u   x	     -	     no    Underline   argument   (even   in   *roff).	  (Nofill   only).
			   .uh		-	yes   Like .sh, but unnumbered.  .xp x	      -       no    Print index x.

See Also
       refer(1), tbl(1), nroff(1)
       "-me Reference Manual", Supplementary Documents, Volume 1: General User
       "Writing Papers with Nroff Using -me", Supplementary Documents, Volume 1: General User

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