11/3/71                                                  ROFF (I)

NAME            roff  --  format text

SYNOPSIS        roff [ +number ] [ -number ] name  ...

DESCRIPTION     roff formats text according to control lines em-

                bedded in the text.  The optional argument "+num-

                ber" causes printing to begin at the first page

                with the appropriate number; "-number" causes

                printing to cease at the first page with a higher


                roff is fully described in a separate publication


FILES           /etc/suftab contains a list of suffixes used to

                guide hyphenation.  /tmp/rtma, rtmb, ... tempo-

                rary.  /dev/ttyn to suspend messages.

SEE ALSO        [reference], mesg

DIAGNOSTICS     none -- files not found are ignored

BUGS            roff does not check for various kinds of buffer

                overflow.  If a fault occurs, check the input in

                the region where the error occured

OWNER           jfo, dmr, ken