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PDFMOM(1)		    General Commands Manual		     PDFMOM(1)

       pdfmom -	Produce	PDF documents using the	mom macro set

       pdfmom [-Tps [pdfroff options]] [groff options] files ...

       pdfmom [-Tpdf] [groff options] files ...

       pdfmom is a wrapper around groff	that facilitates the production	of PDF
       documents from files formatted with the mom macros.

       pdfmom prints to	stdout,	so output must be redirected to	a  destination
       file.   The  size  of the final PDF can be reduced by piping the	output
       through ps2pdf.

       If called with the -Tpdf	option (which is  the  default),  pdfmom  pro-
       cesses  files  using  groff's  native  PDF  driver, gropdf.  If -Tps is
       given, processing is passed over	to pdfroff, which uses	groff's	 Post-
       Script  driver.	 In  either case, multiple runs	of the source file are
       peformed	in order to satisfy any	forward	references in the document.

       pdfmom accepts all the same options as groff.  If -Tps  is  given,  the
       options associated with pdfroff are accepted as well.  Please note that
       when pdfmom calls pdfroff, the

	      -mpdfmark	-mom --no-toc

       options are implied and should  not  be	given  on  the	command	 line.
       Equally,	 it is not necessary to	supply the -mom	or -m mom options when
       -Tps is absent.

       PDF integration with the	mom macros is discussed	in  full  in  the  PDF
       manual, Producing PDFs with groff and mom.

       pdfmom sometimes	issues warnings	of the type

	 ...: can't transparently output node at top level

       This is more of an annoyance than a bug,	and may	safely be ignored.

       groff(1), pdfroff(1), ps2pdf(1)

       Copyright (C) 2012-2014 Free Software Foundation, Inc.

       Permission  is  granted	to make	and distribute verbatim	copies of this
       manual provided the copyright notice and	 this  permission  notice  are
       preserved on all	copies.

       Permission  is granted to copy and distribute modified versions of this
       manual under the	conditions for verbatim	copying, provided that the en-
       tire resulting derived work is distributed under	the terms of a permis-
       sion notice identical to	this one.

       Permission is granted to	copy and distribute translations of this  man-
       ual into	another	language, under	the above conditions for modified ver-
       sions, except that this permission notice may be	included  in  transla-
       tions approved by the Free Software Foundation instead of in the	origi-
       nal English.

       This document was written by Deri  James	 <>
       and Peter Schaffter <>.

Groff Version 1.22.3		4 November 2014			     PDFMOM(1)


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