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bookman(1)							    bookman(1)

NAME
       bookman - Generate a book from man pages

SYNOPSIS
       bookman [-pPxn] [-o outfile] [-a	author]	[-d date] [-r release]
       [-t title] [-v volume] [-c coverfile] [manfile]

DESCRIPTION
       bookman	compiles  a  set of man	pages files specified by manfile argu-
       ments, or if no manfile is given, filenames are read from standard  in-
       put.

OPTIONS
       -p     PDF output format.

       -P     Postscript output	format.

       -x     X11 previewing, using gxditview(1).

       -n     no format, output	is direct gtroff intermediate format.

       -o outfile
	      Output in	file outfile. Default is standard output.

       -a author
	      Set the author, on the cover page.

       -d date
	      Set the date on the cover	page.

       -r release
	      Set the book name	and release on the cover page.

       -t title
	      Set the title on the cover page.

       -v volume
	      Specify the name of the volume.

       -c coverfile
	      Uses  the	 file  coverfile  to generate the cover	page, i.e. all
	      pages preceding the table	 of  content.  coverfile  must	be  in
	      groff_ms(7) format.

EXAMPLE
       To build	a reference manual from	section	2 man, do:

	   $ cd	/usr/man/man2
	   $ bookman -p	-t 'Unix Reference Manual' * >book.pdf

SEE ALSO
       man(1),	 mandoc(7),   groff_ms(7),   groff(1),	 troff(1),   grops(1),
       gxditview(1), ps2pdf(1).

AUTHOR
       Marc Vertes <mvertes@free.fr>

txt2man-1.5.6			 02 July 2017			    bookman(1)

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