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Package mandoc

A suite of tools for compiling mdoc and man


mandoc is a suite of tools compiling mdoc, the roff macro language of choice
for BSD manual pages, and man, the predominant historical language for UNIX
manuals. It is small, ISO C, ISC-licensed, and quite fast. The main component
of the toolset is the mandoc utility program, based on the libmandoc validating
compiler, to format output for UTF-8 and ASCII UNIX terminals, HTML 5,
PostScript, and PDF.

Version: 1.14.6

General Commands

apropos.mandoc search manual page databases
demandoc emit only text of UNIX manuals
man.mandoc display manual pages
mandoc format manual pages
soelim.mandoc interpret .so requests in manpages

File Formats

mandoc.conf configuration file for man
mandoc.db manual page database


eqn.mandoc eqn language reference for mandoc
man.mandoc legacy formatting language for manual pages
mandoc_char mandoc special characters
roff.mandoc roff language reference for mandoc
tbl.mandoc tbl language reference for mandoc

System Administration

makewhatis.mandoc index UNIX manuals