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Re: [Groff] preserve ascii escape characters from input

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: [Groff] preserve ascii escape characters from input
Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2010 21:48:27 +0100 (CET)

> Hi.  I’m new to troff, and I’m trying to write a simple manpage
> listing ANSI escape sequences.  It would be neat if I could provide
> examples of the sequences’ output in the very manpage itself, but
> for that I’d need to preserve ASCII escape characters (\033, '')
> that I wrote in the input file.  Groff seems to eat them away.  Is
> there a way to prevent this, or some troff command I can use to
> output ASCII 033?

Please provide a minimal sample file which demonstrates what you want
to do and what fails.


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