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[groff] 16/30: doc/ Add "Glyphs for special characters".

From: G. Branden Robinson
Subject: [groff] 16/30: doc/ Add "Glyphs for special characters".
Date: Wed, 15 Jun 2022 09:59:53 -0400 (EDT)

gbranden pushed a commit to branch master
in repository groff.

commit ca699f6968af67a04ff4bf83679c97a974b37c7b
Author: G. Branden Robinson <>
AuthorDate: Tue Jun 14 03:54:09 2022 -0500

    doc/ Add "Glyphs for special characters".
    New section just for this document (not our Texinfo manual or
    groff_ms(7)), to help it serve better as a stand-alone tutorial.
 doc/ | 40 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 40 insertions(+)

diff --git a/doc/ b/doc/
index 511379c5..3a2395c6 100644
--- a/doc/
+++ b/doc/
@@ -2891,6 +2891,46 @@ includes font selection escape sequences to set the word 
in italics.
+.NH 2
+Glyphs for special characters
+       Glyphs for special characters
+Some of the special character escape sequences used in this document
+are listed below.
+The minus sign glyph can also be accessed by the shorthand
+.CW \[rs]\[mi] .
+These and many others are documented in the
+.I groff_char (7)
+man page.
+box center;
+Cb Lb Lb
+Lf(CR) L L .
+Input  Appearance      Description
+\[rs][\-]      \[mi]   minus sign
+\[rs][\->]     \[->]   right arrow
+\[rs][bu]      \[bu]   bullet
+\[rs][dg]      \[dg]   dagger
+\[rs][em]      \[em]   em dash
+\[rs][ha]      \[ha]   circumflex accent (caret)
+\[rs][lg]      \[lq]   left double quotation mark
+\[rs][rq]      \[rq]   right double quotation mark
+\[rs][rs]      \[rs]   reverse solidus (backslash)
+\[rs][sd]      \[sd]   seconds (double prime) mark
+\[rs][ti]      \[ti]   tilde
 .\" ------------------------
 .if t .bp
 .NH 1

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