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Re: [Groff] man/troff to LaTex?

From: Clarke Echols
Subject: Re: [Groff] man/troff to LaTex?
Date: Thu, 04 Aug 2011 13:58:51 -0600
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On 08/04/2011 09:24 AM, address@hidden wrote:

Is there a way to convert a man source to a LaTex typesetting?

ex: /usr/share/man/man1/vim.1.gz, ->  convert vim1.gz to something like

thank you,


It's not apparent to me why you'd want to.  vim1.gz is compressed.
Uncompress and it should become vim.1.

Run groff -man vim.1 and you should get a PostScript file.  Why
not print that?  I see no value in going to LaTex, but then I've
never used it either.

Clarke aka "The Bricktator" in my earlier HP life

(The "brick was the HP-UX reference/manpages (a 10-pound solid
pack of 3000 pages tightly sealed in plastic wrapper), and "tator"
refers to my autocratic management style. :-) )

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