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NROFF(1)		    General Commands Manual		      NROFF(1)

NAME
       nroff - emulate nroff command with groff

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

DESCRIPTION
       The nroff script	emulates the nroff command using groff.	  Only	ascii,
       ascii8, latin1, utf8, nippon, and cp1047	are valid arguments for	the -T
       option.	If an invalid or no -T option is given,	nroff checks the  cur-
       rent  locale to select a	default	output device.	It first tries the lo-
       cale program, then the  environment  variables  LC_ALL,	LC_CTYPE,  and
       LANG, and finally the LESSCHARSET environment variable.

       The -h and -c options are equivalent to grotty's	options	-h (using tabs
       in the output) and -c (using the	old output scheme instead of  SGR  es-
       cape  sequences).   The -C, -i, -n, -m, -o, -r, -w, and -W 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).  Op-
       tions -p	(pic), -t (tbl), -S (safer), and -U  (unsafe)  are  passed  to
       groff.  -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/lo-
	      cal/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 1.18.1		08 August 2020			      NROFF(1)

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

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