Re: groff (Was: Re: Equation editors [Was: Re: CUPS])
On Mon, Aug 19, 2002 at 05:54:39PM +0200, Holger Rauch wrote:
> On Mon, 19 Aug 2002, Dean Allen Provins wrote:
> > Another alternative is "groff" which I use extensively for class notes
> > as well as major documents. I have attached the source for a sample
> > equation, and the postscript output for your review. "groff" seems
> > somewhat terse (typical UNIX), but is quite effective. The example uses
> > the "ms" macro package, plus some equation aliases. Th second equation
> > has the aliases removed.
> Have you got any pointers to examples/tutorials to get started using groff
> (I'm not just talking about equations and/or man pages, but a rather
> general introduction on the different groff macro packages available.)
The roff(7) and groff(1) man pages, particularly in recent versions of
groff, are good places to start and have lots of pointers.
Colin Watson [firstname.lastname@example.org]