Package groff-base

Parts of the groff formatting system required to display manual pages

http://www.gnu.org/software/groff/

The groff-base package contains only necessary parts of groff formatting
system which are required to display manual pages, and the groff's default
display device (PostScript).

General Commands (Section 1)
eqn
This manual page describes the GNU version of eqn, which is part of the groff document formatting system. eqn compiles descriptions of equations embedded within...
groff
This document describes the groff program, the main front-end for the groff document formatting system. The groff program and macro suite is the implementation...
grops
grops translates the output of GNU troff to PostScript. Normally grops should be invoked by using the groff command with a -Tps option. (Actually, this is the...
grotty
grotty translates the output of GNU troff into a form suitable for typewriter-like devices. Normally grotty should be invoked by using the groff command with a...
neqn
The neqn program is actually just a shell script which invokes the eqn(1) command with the ascii output device. Note that eqn does not support low-resolution...
nroff
The nroff script emulates the nroff command using groff. Only ascii, latin1, utf8, and cp1047 are devices accepted by nroff to select the output encoding...
pic
This manual page describes the GNU version of pic, which is part of the groff document formatting system. pic compiles descriptions of pictures embedded within...
preconv
preconv reads files and converts its encoding(s) to a form GNU troff(1) can process, sending the data to standard output. Currently, this means ASCII characters...
soelim
soelim reads files and replaces lines of the form.so file by the contents of file. It is useful if files included with .so need to be preprocessed. Normally...
tbl
This manual page describes the GNU version of tbl, which is part of the groff document formatting system. tbl compiles descriptions of tables embedded within...
troff
This manual page describes the GNU version of troff. It is part of the groff document formatting system. It is functionally compatible with UNIX troff, but has...