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Txt2man converts flat ASCII text into the man page format. This allows man pages to be authored without knowledge of nroff macros. It is a shell script that uses GNU awk, and it should run on any Unix-like system.

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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey3 October 2001

Leaders and contributors

Marc Vertes Maintainer

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Bug Tracking,Developer,Support E-mail

Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to use GNU awk

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 9 January 2003.


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