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Re: [Groff] Re: new grotty format

From: Bernd Warken
Subject: Re: [Groff] Re: new grotty format
Date: Fri, 21 Jun 2002 20:40:10 +0200
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On Wed, Jun 19, 2002 at 02:02:20PM +0100, Colin Watson wrote:
> putting \X'sgr:0'\c in man.local appears to cause an extra couple of
> line breaks just after the first page header, which is quite noticeable;
> I haven't been able to find a piece of troff that will just embed 'x X
> sgr:0' into the ditroff output without any surrounding motions.

Would it help to end the previous line with another `\c'?
Is the additional space produced during troff formatting or is the 
output parser or postprocessor involved?

Normally, an escape sequence should not produce any surrounding space.
So is this a bug, some old misfeature, or what else?

Bernd Warken

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