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Re: [Nmh-workers] .BR and .IR for program names in man pages

From: Larry Hynes
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] .BR and .IR for program names in man pages
Date: Mon, 26 Dec 2016 16:04:00 +0000

David Levine wrote:
> Larry wrote:
> > My (limited) understanding is that the 'correct' approach is to
> > always use .BR in such cases; or, to put it another way, names of
> > programs should be bold, and options should be italic.
> From the "Program Names" section of docs/README.manpages:
>     In running text, nmh program names should be set in bold,
>     unless you are explicitly referring to the command's
>     documentation, in which case use manpage cross-reference
>     style.
>             .B comp
>             .BR comp ,
>             .IR comp (1).

Ok, good, thanks David (and all). I'll keep this in mind.

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