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.

General Commands
Command Description
demandoc emit only text of UNIX manuals
mandoc format manual pages
mapropos search manual page databases
mman display manual pages
msoelim interpret .so requests in manpages
mwhatis alias for mapropos
File Formats
File Description
mandoc.conf configuration file for man
mandoc.db manual page database
Name Description
eqn eqn language reference for mandoc
mandoc_char mandoc special characters
mandoc_man legacy formatting language for manual pages
mandoc_mdoc semantic markup language for formatting manual pages
tbl tbl language reference for mandoc
System Administration
Command Description
mandocdb index UNIX manuals