Linux Man Page Viewer
The following form allows you to view linux man pages.
[groffer_option...] [filespec...] -h | --help -v | --version
The options -v and --version print the version information of the pro-
gram to standard output and exit. The options -h and --help print a
usage information of the program to standard output and stop the pro-
All other options are assumed to be groffer options. They are inter-
nally passed to groffer. They override the behavior of the program.
The options are optional, they can be omitted.
The filespec arguments correspond to the filespec arguments of groffer.
So they are either the names of existing, readable files or - for stan-
dard input, or the name of a man page or a groffer(1) man page search
pattern. If no filespec is specified standard input is assumed auto-
roff2ps transforms roff code into ps mode. Print the result to stan-
There are more of these programs for generating other formats of roff
is for dvi mode.
generates html output.
outputs pdf mode.
generates text output in the groff device latin1.
prints the output in the groff device X that is suitable for
programs like gxditview(1) or xditview(1).
groff(1), groffer(1), roff2dvi(1), roff2html(1), roff2pdf(1),
roff2text(1), roff2x(1), gxditview(1).
This file was written by Bernd Warken.
Copyright (C) 2006, 2007, 2009 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This file is part of groffer, which is part of groff, a free software