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Re: Bug in HM and FM ms macros

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: Bug in HM and FM ms macros
Date: Sun, 02 Jul 2006 13:20:01 +0200 (CEST)

[I've Cc'ed the groff mailing list to reach a broader audience.]

> I'm using GNU groff version 1.19.2, but I've observed this problem
> with previous versions going back several years.  Using the ms macro
> package, the HM (header margin) and FM (footer margin) variables
> don't appear to have any effect.  The default margin at top and
> bottom is apparently 1 inch, and setting either of them to less than
> that doesn't increase the vertical page space available.  I used to
> use this under proprietary versions of troff (e.g. SunOS and
> Solaris) to squeeze a bit more into my resume; unfortunately, I've
> been unable to make use of it under GNU/Linux.

Since I'm not a real ms user I ask you for a small sample document,
describing what you expect and what you actually get.  Since 

Thanks in advance.


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