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Re: [Groff] .URL request

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: [Groff] .URL request
Date: Mon, 26 Nov 2001 18:59:20 +0100 (CET)

> I'm using the .URL macro of www.tmac for displaying web and mail 
> addresses in the groff man-pages.  No html output is generated.
> - Is the www.tmac intended to be used in this way, or is it only an
> internal set for the html device?

IMHO you use it correctly.

> - The .URL macro should disable hyphenation for its second argument.
> This could be done in the .HTML macro.

It is already disabled!  Note the leading `\%' which does exactly
that.  BTW, the .HTML macro wouldn't help for non-html output.

> - The first argument of .URL is displayed in plain roman, at least in
> the man-page, no "blue underline" can be detected.  Italic or bold or 
> underline would be great for the text devices.

Using the PS device, I get a blue text.  As soon as color is
implemented for TTYs, this should work quite fine.


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