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RE: [Groff] geqn problem?

From: Ted Harding
Subject: RE: [Groff] geqn problem?
Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2001 08:44:29 +0100 (BST)

On 10-Apr-01 Andrew Koenig wrote:
> The following works just fine under eqn and troff (eqn file | troff
> -ms):
> .EQ I
> T1~roman is~cv sub 1,0~roman "pointer to"~cv sub 1,1~roman "pointer
> to"~...~cv sub 1,n-1~roman "pointer to"~cv sub 1,n~T
> .EN
> When processed with geqn | groff -ms, the result is:
> warning: can't find font `['
> missing closing delimiter
> missing closing delimiter
> In addition, the output is garbled.
> Any suggestions?

Don't mix explicit pipelines and groff: groff is a program which
simply organises the preprocessors and troff. Either use explicit
preprocessors and troff (as in your first case) or do

  groff -e -ms file

(the "-e" pulls in the 'eqn' preprocessor). See "man groff".

Best wishes,

E-Mail: (Ted Harding) <address@hidden>
Date: 11-Apr-01
Time: 08:44:29

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