Re: Bold text in man pages

Subject: Re: Bold text in man pages
From: <mcollier -at- maryland -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 15 Apr 2003 09:21:18 -0400 (EDT)


Thanks Mike. I got a reply from Laura Lemay who also suggested

> "man ssh" doesn't produce text. It produces terminal output. That
> output includes control characters to produce boldface in a terminal
> emulator. Its duplicate characters to you, I guess; it looks just fine
> to me. :)
>
> The command you're looking for is "nroff -man ssh" That'll give you
> plain text.

I'm not sure if I have nroff on OS X but I'm sure I can get it if needed
and I'll try your suggestion as well this evening.



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References:
RE: Visio - Complex Flow Chart: From: John Posada
Bold text in man pages: From: mcollier

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