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MAN(7)							 Miscellaneous Information Manual						    MAN(7)

man - macros to typeset manual SYNOPSIS
nroff -man file ... troff -man file ... DESCRIPTION
These macros are used to lay out pages of this manual. A skeleton page may be found in the file /usr/man/man0/xx. Any text argument t may be zero to six words. Quotes may be used to include blanks in a `word'. If text is empty, the special treatment is applied to the next input line with text to be printed. In this way .I may be used to italicize a whole line, or .SM followed by .B to make small bold letters. A prevailing indent distance is remembered between successive indented paragraphs, and is reset to default value upon reaching a non- indented paragraph. Default units for indents i are ens. Type font and size are reset to default values before each paragraph, and after processing font and size setting macros. These strings are predefined by -man: *R `(Reg)', trademark symbol in troff. *S Change to default type size. FILES
/usr/lib/tmac/ /usr/man/man0/xx SEE ALSO
troff(1), man(1) BUGS
Relative indents don't nest. REQUESTS
Request Cause If no Explanation Break Argument t no t=n.t.l.*Text t is bold. t no t=n.t.l. Join words of t alternating bold and italic. t no t=n.t.l. Join words of t alternat- ing bold and Roman. i. Begin paragraph with hanging indent. t no t=n.t.l. Text t is italic. t no t=n.t.l. Join words of t alternating italic and bold. x x. t no t=n.t.l. Join words of t alternating italic and Roman. d. Set prevailing indent to .5i. Set prevailing indent to amount of starting .RS. t no t=n.t.l. Join words of t alternating Roman and bold. t no t=n.t.l. Join words of t alternating Roman and italic. move left margin in distance i. Set prevailing indent to .5i for nested indents. t yes t=n.t.l. Subhead. t no t=n.t.l. Text t is small. n(c) named n(c) n of chapter c; x is extra commentary, e.g. `local', for page foot. Set prevailing indent and tabs to .5i. i. Begin indented paragraph with hanging tag given by next text line. If tag doesn't fit, place it on separate line. * n.t.l. = next text line; p.i. = prevailing indent page x yes - Begin n(c)

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GROFF_ME(7)						 Miscellaneous Information Manual					       GROFF_ME(7)

groff_me - troff macros for formatting papers SYNOPSIS
groff -me [ options ] file ... groff -m me [ options ] file ... DESCRIPTION
This manual page describes the GNU version of the -me macros, which is part of the groff document formatting system. This version can be used with both GNU troff and Unix troff. This package of troff macro definitions provides a canned formatting facility for technical papers in various formats. The macro requests are defined below. Many troff requests are unsafe in conjunction with this package, however, these requests may 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 Output of the pic, eqn, refer, and tbl preprocessors is acceptable as input. FILES
/usr/share/tmac/me.tmac (a wrapper file for e.tmac) /usr/share/tmac/e.tmac SEE ALSO
groff(1), troff(1) -me Reference Manual, Eric P. Allman Writing Papers with Groff Using -me REQUESTS
This list is incomplete; see The -me Reference Manual for interesting details. Request Initial Cause Explanation Value Break .(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 .)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 C (chapter), A (appendix), P (preliminary, e.g., abstract, table of contents, etc.), B (bibliography), RC (chapters renumbered from page one each chapter), or RA (ap- pendix 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 format on a new page. .2c 1 yes Two column format. .EN - yes Space after equation produced 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 equation. .GE - yes End gremlin picture. .GS - yes Begin gremlin picture. .PE - yes End pic picture. .PS - yes Begin pic picture. .TE - yes End table. .TH - yes End heading section of table. .TS x - yes Begin table; if x is H table has repeated heading. .b x no no Print x in boldface; if 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) .bu - yes Begin bulleted paragraph .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. .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. .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. .sm x - no Set x in a smaller pointsize. .sz +n 10p no Augment the point size by n points. .tp no yes Begin title page. .u x - no Underline argument (even in troff). (Nofill only). .uh - yes Like .sh but unnumbered. .xp x - no Print index x. 3rd Berkeley Distribution June 30, 2003 GROFF_ME(7)
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