ROFF(I)                      6/12/72                      ROFF(I)


     roff  -  format text


     roff [ +n ] [ -n ] [ -s ] [ -h ] file ...


     Roff formats text according to control lines embedded in the

     text  in  the  given files.  Encountering a nonexistent file

     terminates printing.   Incoming  interconsole  messages  are

     turned  off  during  printing.   The optional flag arguments


     +n    Start printing at the first page with number n.

     -n    Stop printing at the first page numbered  higher  than


     -s    Stop before each page (including the first)  to  allow

          paper  manipulation;  resume on receipt of an interrupt


     -h    Insert tabs in the output  stream  to  replace  spaces

          whenever appropriate.

     A Request Summary is attached.


     /usr/lib/suftabsuffix hyphenation tables



     nroff (I), troff (I)


     Roff  is  the  simplest  of  the  runoff  programs,  but  is

     virtually undocumented.

                         REQUEST SUMMARY

Request Break   Initial Meaning

.ad     yes     yes     Begin adjusting right margins.

.ar     no      arabic  Arabic page numbers.

.br     yes     -       Causes a line break - the filling of the

                        current line is stopped.

.bl n   yes     -       Insert of n blank lines, on new page if


.bp +n  yes     n=1     Begin new page and number it n; no n

                        means `+1'.

.cc c   no      c=.     Control character becomes `c'.

.ce n   yes     -       Center the next n input lines, without


.de xx  no      -       Define macro named `xx' (definition ends

                        on line beginning `..').

.ds     yes     no      Double space; same as `.ls 2'.

.ef t   no      t=''''  Even foot title becomes t.

.eh t   no      t=''''  Even head title becomes t.

.fi     yes     yes     Begin filling output lines.

.fo     no      t=''''  All foot titles are t.

.hc c   no      none    Hyphenation character set to `c'.

.he t   no      t=''''  All head titles are t.

.hx     no      -       Title lines are suppressed.

.hy n   no      n=1     Hyphenation is done, if n=1; and is not

                        done, if n=0.

.ig     no      -       Ignore input lines through a line

                        beginning with `..'.

.in +n  yes     -       Indent n spaces from left margin.

.ix +n  no      -       Same as `.in' but without break.

.li n   no      -       Literal, treat next n lines as text.

.ll +n  no      n=65    Line length including indent is n


.ls +n  yes     n=1     Line spacing set to n lines per output


.m1 n   no      n=2     Put n blank lines between the top of page

                        and head title.

.m2 n   no      n=2     n blank lines put between head title and

                        beginning of text on page.

.m3 n   no      n=1     n blank lines put between end of text and

                        foot title.

.m4 n   no      n=3     n blank lines put between the foot title

                        and the bottom of page.

.na     yes     no      Stop adjusting the right margin.

.ne n   no      -       Begin new page, if n output lines cannot

                        fit on present page.

.nn +n  no      -       The next n output lines are not numbered.

.n1     no      no      Number output lines; start with 1 each


.n2 n   no      no      Number output lines; stop numbering if


.ni +n  no      n=0     Line numbers are indented n.

.nf     yes     no      Stop filling output lines.

.nx filename    -       Change to input file `filename'.

.of t   no      t=''''  Odd foot title becomes t.

.oh t   no      t=''''  Odd head title becomes t.

.pa +n  yes     n=1     Same as `.bp'.

.pl +n  no      n=66    Total paper length taken to be n lines.

.po +n  no      n=0     Page offset.  All lines are preceded by N


.ro     no      arabic  Roman page numbers.

.sk n   no      -       Produce n blank pages starting next page.

.sp n   yes     -       Insert block of n blank lines.

.ss     yes     yes     Single space output lines, equivalent to

                        `.ls 1'.

.ta N M ...             -       Pseudotab settings.  Initial tab

                        settings are columns 9,17,25,...

.tc c   no      c=` '   Tab replacement character becomes `c'.

.ti +n  yes     -       Temporarily indent next output line n


.tr abcd..      no      -       Translate a into b, c into d,


.ul n   no      -       Underline the letters and numbers in the

                        next n input lines.