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Re: Man Page



On Sat, Dec 23, 2000 at 05:41:31PM -0500, Bob Hilliard wrote:

Hi Bob.

>      I am writing a manpage for a new program, and have run into a
> snag.  Following is a fragment from my draft:
> 
> .TP

You probably want to use .PP here(?)


>      As a separate question, what is the difference between the .BI
> and .BR tags?  Can anyone point me to documentation that explains the
> nroff tags?  So far, I just blindly adapting another manpage.

man 7 man.

       .BI Bold  alternating  with italics (especially useful for
           function specifications)

       .BR Bold alternating with  Roman  (especially  useful  for
           referring to other manual pages)

HTH.

Uwe.
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Uwe Hermann <uh1763@hermann-uwe.de>
http://www.hermann-uwe.de/
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