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Re: [Groff] Groff to pdf/Windows

From: Peter Schaffter
Subject: Re: [Groff] Groff to pdf/Windows
Date: Thu, 6 Mar 2014 17:24:09 -0500
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

Keith/Deri --

On Thu, Mar 06, 2014, Deri James wrote:
> If you are using mom the pdfmom command will do the forward
> references for you.  If you are not using mom the actual command
> is:-
> groff -Tpdf -dPDF.EXPORT=1 -z $cmdstring 2>&1 | grep '^.ds' | groff -Tpdf - 
> $preconv $cmdstring
> (NB Note the single hyphen '-' before $preconv).
> $cmdstring should be replaced with any groff params and your filename, and
> $preconv is any particular -k or -K switches you need.
> Keith, is there any chance I could add something along these lines
> to pdfroff if the -T pdf switch is passed to pdfroff?

I'm all for this.  pdfmom performs splendidly.  Nary a hitch with
forward references.  Non-mom users could really benefit from the

Peter Schaffter

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