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Re: setting page size

From: Ruslan Ermilov
Subject: Re: setting page size
Date: Thu, 28 Dec 2000 17:43:18 +0200
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On Thu, Dec 28, 2000 at 12:18:24PM +0100, Werner LEMBERG wrote:
> > Sorry for being dense, but I can't figure out how to set the output
> > page size.  I want to create letter and A4 PS versions of some of
> > our man pages.  Can someone loan me a clue?
> [I'm talking about groff version 1.16.1.]
> Currently, there is no possibility to do that at run-time.  I've got a
> patch already from Ruslan which I can't apply yet due to
> not-yet-received copyright assignment papers (this is a real nuisance,
> I know, but one of the rules of GNU).
Oh, god!  Substitute whatever copyrights you want, I am not pretending
to ever be listed in the (c) section.  What I basically did is grabbed
the analogous code from grolbp(1) or another postprocessor (I can't
remember exactly which one it was).

On a side note, it would be great if this code was unified so that one
could set paper size for all Groff postprocessors system-wide, say, in

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