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|Full description=Based on a device-independent version of `troff,' `groff' (GNU Troff) is a document processor which reads plain text and formatting commands, produces formatted output from them, and then outputs it to another device. The package is essential for viewing online manual pages. Output can be produced in a number of formats including plain ASCII and PostScript. All the standard macro packages are supported.
 
|Full description=Based on a device-independent version of `troff,' `groff' (GNU Troff) is a document processor which reads plain text and formatting commands, produces formatted output from them, and then outputs it to another device. The package is essential for viewing online manual pages. Output can be produced in a number of formats including plain ASCII and PostScript. All the standard macro packages are supported.
 
|User level=none
 
|User level=none
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|Status=Live
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|Component programs=troff,nroff,tbl,eqn,pic,grn,refer,soelim,grog,groffer,gxditview,eqn2graph,grap2graph,pic2graph,gdiffmk,pdfroff
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|Homepage URL=http://www.gnu.org/software/groff/groff.html
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|VCS checkout command=
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|Computer languages=C++
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|Documentation note=User guides included
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|Paid support=
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|IRC help=
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|IRC general=
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|IRC development=
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|Related projects=Deroff,Spline
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|Keywords=editing,troff,formatting,GNU troff
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|Is GNU=y
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|Last review by=Janet Casey
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|Last review date=2009-08-07
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
|Version identifier=1.19.2
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|Version identifier=1.20.1
|Version date=2005-09-07
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|Version date=2009-01-13
 
|Version status=stable
 
|Version status=stable
|Version download=http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/groff/groff-1.19.2.tar.gz
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|Version download=http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/groff/groff-1.20.1.tar.gz
|License verified date=2001-01-31
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|License verified date=2009-01-13
|Version comment=1.19.2 stable released on 2005-09-07
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|Version comment=
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}}
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{{Person
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|Role=Maintainer
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|Real name=Werner Lemberg
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|Email=wl@gnu.org
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|Resource URL=
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}}
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{{Resource
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|Resource audience=Developer
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|Resource kind=VCS Repository Webview
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|Resource URL=https://savannah.gnu.org/cvs/?group=groff
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}}
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{{Resource
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|Resource audience=Bug Tracking
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|Resource kind=Mailing List Info/Archive
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|Resource URL=http://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/bug-groff
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}}
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{{Resource
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|Resource audience=Developer
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|Resource kind=Mailing List Info/Archive
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|Resource URL=http://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/groff
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{Software category
 
{{Software category
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|Documentation-tool=documentation-conversion
 
|Interface=command-line
 
|Interface=command-line
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|Text-creation=documentation-tool
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|Use=text-creation
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|Works-with=text
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{Project license
 
{{Project license
 
|License=GPLv2
 
|License=GPLv2
|License verified by=Janet Casey
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|License verified by=Kelly Hopkins
|License verified date=2001-01-31
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|License verified date=2009-01-13
 
}}
 
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Revision as of 08:43, 12 April 2011

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groff

http://www.gnu.org/software/groff/groff.html
Based on a device-independent version of `troff,' `groff' (GNU Troff) is a document processor which reads plain text and formatting commands, produces formatted output from them, and then outputs it to another device. The package is essential for viewing online manual pages. Output can be produced in a number of formats including plain ASCII and PostScript. All the standard macro packages are supported.

Documentation

User guides included

Heckert gnu.small.png This is a GNU package

Download

Download External-link-icon.png version 1.21 (stable)
released on 31 December 2010

Categories

Related Projects




Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2Kelly Hopkins13 January 2009



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
"Email wl@gnu.org" Werner Lemberg Maintainer


Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Developer VCS Repository Webview https://savannah.gnu.org/cvs/?group=groff
Bug Tracking Mailing List Info/Archive http://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/bug-groff
Developer Mailing List Info/Archive http://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/groff


Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 7 August 2009.



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