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[groff] 01/09: tbl(1): Fix style nits.

From: G. Branden Robinson
Subject: [groff] 01/09: tbl(1): Fix style nits.
Date: Tue, 23 Nov 2021 09:04:44 -0500 (EST)

gbranden pushed a commit to branch master
in repository groff.

commit 5d88f6ed3d3df57ba403f8a8240fc4d4e670a6b1
Author: G. Branden Robinson <>
AuthorDate: Sun Nov 21 10:17:42 2021 +1100

    tbl(1): Fix style nits.
    * Coalesce discussion of arguments to region options.
    * Drop unnecessary emphasis.
 src/preproc/tbl/ | 11 ++++-------
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)

diff --git a/src/preproc/tbl/ b/src/preproc/tbl/
index 913f829..379bdf4 100644
--- a/src/preproc/tbl/
+++ b/src/preproc/tbl/
@@ -189,8 +189,6 @@ token may specify region options:
 keywords that influence the interpretation or rendering of the region as
 a whole or all table entries within it indiscriminately.
-Some of these options require a parenthesized argument.
 They can be specified in any lettercase and must be separated by commas,
 or tabs.
@@ -199,8 +197,9 @@ or tabs.
 .I tbl \" AT&T
 accepted only options with all characters in the same lettercase.)
-Spaces and tabs are permitted between an option's name and its
-parenthesized argument.
+Some of these options require a parenthesized argument;
+those that do permit spaces and tabs between the option's name and the
+opening parenthesis.
 If present,
 the set of region options must be terminated with a semicolon
@@ -1848,9 +1847,7 @@ man page.
-We can define a macro
-.I outside
-of a
+We can define a macro outside of a
 .I tbl \" generic
 region that we can call from within it to cause a page break inside a
 multi-page boxed table.

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