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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,
       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 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, and -r options have the ef-
       fect 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.
       -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 1.18.1		11 October 2002			      NROFF(1)

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