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JMAN(1)			  BSD General Commands Manual		       JMAN(1)

NAME
     jman -- format and	display	the on-line Japanese and/or original (English)
     manual pages

SYNOPSIS
     jman [-adfhktow] [-m system] [-p string] [-M path]	[-P pager] [-S list]
	  [section] name ...

DESCRIPTION
     Jman formats and displays the on-line Japanese manual pages.  This	ver-
     sion knows	about the MANPATH and PAGER environment	variables, so you can
     have your own set(s) of personal man pages	and choose whatever program
     you like to display the formatted pages.  If section is specified,	jman
     only looks	in that	section	of the manual.	You may	also specify the order
     to	search the sections for	entries	and which preprocessors	to run on the
     source files via command line options or environment variables.  If en-
     abled by the system administrator,	formatted man pages will also be com-
     pressed with the `/usr/bin/gzip -nf -9' command to	save space.  You have
     to	set the	environment variable LC_CTYPE (or LANG)	to ja_JP.eucJP if you
     prefer to consult Japanese	manual pages.

     The options are as	follows:

     -M	path	 Specify an alternate manpath.	By default, jman uses jmanpath
		 to determine the path to search.  This	option overrides the
		 MANPATH environment variable.

     -P	pager	 Specify which pager to	use.  By default, jman uses jless -s,
		 This option overrides the PAGER environment variable.

     -S	list	 List is a colon separated list	of manual sections to search.
		 This option overrides the MANSECT environment variable.

     -a		 By default, jman will exit after displaying the first manual
		 page it finds.	 Using this option forces jman to display all
		 the manual pages that match name, not just the	first.

     -d		 Don't actually	display	the man	pages, but do print gobs of
		 debugging information.

     -f		 Equivalent to whatis.

     -h		 Print a one line help message and exit.

     -k		 Equivalent to apropos.

     -m	system	 Specify an alternate set of man pages to search based on the
		 system	name given.

     -o		 Restrain from searching and displaying	non-original (non-Eng-
		 lish) man pages, regardless of	the value of the environment
		 variavble LC_CTYPE (or	LANG).

     -p	string	 Specify the sequence of preprocessors to run before nroff or
		 troff.	 Not all installations will have a full	set of pre-
		 processors.  Some of the preprocessors	and the	letters	used
		 to designate them are:	eqn (e), grap (g), pic (p), tbl	(t),
		 vgrind	(v), refer (r).	 This option overrides the MANROFFSEQ
		 environment variable.

     -t		 Use /usr/local/bin/groff -S -man -dlang=ja_JP.eucJP to	format
		 the manual page, passing the output to	stdout.	 The output
		 from /usr/local/bin/groff -S -man -dlang=ja_JP.eucJP may need
		 to be passed through some filter or another before being
		 printed.

     -w		 Don't actually	display	the man	pages, but do print the	loca-
		 tion(s) of the	files that would be formatted or displayed.

ENVIRONMENT
     MANPATH	 If MANPATH is set, its	value is used as the path to search
		 for manual pages.
     LC_CTYPE
     LANG	 LC_CTYPE or LANG specify the language of the manual pages you
		 prefer	to consult.
     MACHINE	 As some manual	pages are intended only	for specific architec-
		 tures,	jman searches any subdirectories, with the same	name
		 as the	current	architecture, in every directory which it
		 searches.  Machine specific areas are checked before general
		 areas.	 The current machine type may be overridden by setting
		 the environment variable MACHINE to the name of a specific
		 architecture.
     MANROFFSEQ	 If MANROFFSEQ is set, its value is used to determine the set
		 of preprocessors run before running nroff or troff.  By de-
		 fault,	pages are passed through the table preprocessor	before
		 nroff.
     MANSECT	 If MANSECT is set, its	value is used to determine which man-
		 ual sections to search.
     PAGER	 If PAGER is set, its value is used as the name	of the program
		 to use	to display the man page.  By default, jless -s is
		 used.

EXAMPLES
     Normally, to look at the relevant manpage information for getopt, one
     would use:
	   man getopt

     However, when referring to	a specific section of the manual, such as
     getopt(3),	one would use:
	   man 3 getopt

SEE ALSO
     japropos(1), jmanpath(1), jwhatis(1), jless(1), groff(1), man(7), mdoc(7)

BUGS
     The -t option only	works if a troff-like program is installed.

BSD				 June 11, 2001				   BSD

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