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Re: page width vs. .tl command

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: page width vs. .tl command
Date: Wed, 07 Nov 2001 01:15:39 +0100 (CET)

> Now. I have found that .tl command/function is responsible for
> formatting title line (also footer is narrower). And before any data
> from the man page get to groff 'man' echos something like this
> .ll 9.0i
> .pl 1100i
> to groff's stdin. As far as i have found this has something to do with
> page width but it doesn't affect header and footer :-(

The length of title lines (for both headers and footers) is controlled
by the .lt request.  Consequently, `man' should additionally echo

  .lt 9.0i

I suggest you write a bug report to the maintainer of your man


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