Groff is a document formatting system. Groff takes standard text and
formatting commands as input and produces formatted output. The
created documents can be shown on a display or printed on a printer.
Groff's formatting commands allow you to specify font type and size,
bold type, italic type, the number and size of columns on a page, and
Groff can also be used to format man pages. If you are going to use
groff with the X Window System, you will also need to install the
This is the GNU groff document formatting system. The version number
is given in the file VERSION.
Included in this release are implementations of troff, pic, eqn, tbl,
grn, refer, -man, -mdoc, and -ms macros, and drivers for PostScript, TeX
dvi format, HP LaserJet 4 printers, Canon CAPSL printers, HTML format
(still alpha), and typewriter-like devices. Also included is a modified
version of th
This file describes recent user-visible changes in groff. Bug fixes are not
described. There are more details in the man and info pages.
This is a bugfix release, correcting some compilation bugs which have been
found in version 1.18.3.
Version 188.8.131.52 incorrectly used an old version of `groffer'.