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NROFF(1)							      NROFF(1)

NAME
       nroff - emulate nroff command with groff

SYNOPSIS
       nroff [ -h ] [ -i ] [ -mname ] [	-nnum ]	[ -olist ] [ -p	] [ -rcn ]
	     [ -t ] [ -S ] [ -Tname ] [	-U ] [ -v ] [ file... ]

DESCRIPTION
       The nroff script	emulates the nroff command using groff.	  Only	ascii,
       latin1, koi8-r, utf8, and cp1047	are valid arguments for	the -T option.
       If an invalid or	no -T option is	given, nroff checks the	current	locale
       to  select a default output device.  It first tries the locale program,
       then the	environment variables LC_ALL, LC_CTYPE,	and LANG, and  finally
       the LESSCHARSET environment variable.

       The -h option is	equivalent to the grotty's -h option (i.e., using tabs
       in the output).	The -i,	-n, -m,	-o and	-r  options  have  the	effect
       described in troff(1).  In addition, nroff silently ignores the options
       -e, -q, and -s (which are not implemented in troff).  Options -p	(pic),
       -t  (tbl),  -S  (safer),	 and  -U  (unsafe) are passed to groff.	 -S is
       passed by default.  -v shows the	version	number.

ENVIRONMENT
       GROFF_BIN_PATH
	      A	colon separated	list of	directories in which to	search for the
	      groff executable before searching	in PATH.  If unset, `/usr/bin'
	      is used.

NOTES
       This shell script is basically intended for use with man(1),  so	 warn-
       ings  are  suppressed.	nroff-style character definitions (in the file
       tty-char.tmac) are also loaded to emulate unrepresentable glyphs.

SEE ALSO
       groff(1), troff(1), grotty(1)

Groff Version 1.17.2		 6 August 2001			      NROFF(1)

NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | ENVIRONMENT | NOTES | SEE ALSO

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