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Re: [Groff] tbl problems in man

From: Eric S. Raymond
Subject: Re: [Groff] tbl problems in man
Date: Thu, 8 Feb 2007 10:54:00 -0500
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Ted Harding <address@hidden>:
>   "A key letter may be followed by the letter "X" to indicate an
>   expanded column.  If the modifier is used, the width of the
>   corresponding column will be increased to use the remainder of the
>   line length after the widths of the other columns have been
>   calculated.  This feature is useful for a column containing text
>   blocks where it is desired to make the column as wide as possible
>   without exceeding the line length.  Only one expanded-width column
>   is permitted for each table, so this modifier is limited to a single
>   column in each table."

Useful if you know there's only one column with block entries, but not
a general solution.  I think I may have a general solution.
                <a href="";>Eric S. Raymond</a>

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