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NROFF(1)		    General Commands Manual		      NROFF(1)

NAME
       nroff - emulate nroff command with groff

SYNOPSIS
       nroff [ -CchipStUv ] [ -dcs ] [ -Mdir ] [ -mname	] [ -nnum ] [ -olist ]
	     [ -rcn ] [	-Tname ] [ 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,
       selecting the output encoding emitted by	grotty,	groff's	TTY output de-
       vice.  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 -d, -C, -i, -M, -m, -n, -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).   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/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 1.19.2	       21 December 2010			      NROFF(1)

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

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