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[groff] 01/01: doc/ Revise page 1 crash course table.

From: G. Branden Robinson
Subject: [groff] 01/01: doc/ Revise page 1 crash course table.
Date: Mon, 13 Feb 2023 01:55:26 -0500 (EST)

gbranden pushed a commit to branch master
in repository groff.

commit ebf09e1e345149f12a8ed5bff4d7a5c739e75f45
Author: G. Branden Robinson <>
AuthorDate: Mon Feb 13 00:11:58 2023 -0600

    doc/ Revise page 1 crash course table.
    ...per feedback from Raf Czlonka.
    * "editor" is a command on Debian systems but may not be elsewhere.
      Throw reader a hint about Vim and Emacs, of which tell may have been
    * Use PDF as example output format rather than PostScript.
    * The see(1) command is available on Debian systems via the "mailcap"
      package, but this might not be true elsewhere.  Add comment.
    * Economize by using two columns, dedicating one to the shell prompt.
    * Set row description in the style suggested by contemporary tbl(1).
    * Bump document date.
    ANNOUNCE: Add ackowledgement.
 ANNOUNCE  |  1 +
 doc/ | 16 ++++++++--------
 2 files changed, 9 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)

diff --git a/ANNOUNCE b/ANNOUNCE
index 79103ff77..32c60d5b9 100644
@@ -205,6 +205,7 @@ Osamu Sayama
 Peter Schaffter
 Petru-Florin Mihancea
 Quentin Monnet
+Raf Czlonka
 Rafal Pietrak
 Ralph Corderoy
 Robert Bihlmeyer
diff --git a/doc/ b/doc/
index 00dcc069d..a3573e6b4 100644
--- a/doc/
+++ b/doc/
@@ -36,8 +36,8 @@
 .nr TC-MARGIN \w'00' \" expect 2-digit page numbers at most
 .ie t .nr PI 3.5n
 .el   .nr PI 4n
-.ND January 2023
-.EH '%''January 2023'
+.ND February 2023
+.EH '%''February 2023'
 .EF ''''
 .OH 'Using \f[I]groff\f[] with the \f[I]ms\f[] macros''%'
 .OF ''''
@@ -199,12 +199,12 @@ can be useful for previewing.
 box center;
-\f[CR]$\f[] editor
-\f[CR]$\f[] nroff -ww -z -ms # check for errors
-\f[CR]$\f[] nroff \-ms | less \-R
-\f[CR]$\f[] groff \-T ps \-ms >
-\f[CR]$\f[] see
+Lf(CR)1 Lf(CB).
+$      editor # vim, emacs, ...
+$      nroff -ww -z -ms # check for errors
+$      nroff \-ms | less \-R
+$      groff \-T pdf \-ms > radical.pdf
+$      see radical.pdf # or your favorite PDF viewer

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