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[groff] 12/48: tbl(1): Clarify 'w' and 'z' modifier behavior.

From: G. Branden Robinson
Subject: [groff] 12/48: tbl(1): Clarify 'w' and 'z' modifier behavior.
Date: Fri, 31 Mar 2023 08:33:07 -0400 (EDT)

gbranden pushed a commit to branch branden-2023-03-31
in repository groff.

commit f3c54a15567bcab924ed91b0100f111cbe9ea6f4
Author: G. Branden Robinson <>
AuthorDate: Tue Mar 28 07:39:25 2023 -0500

    tbl(1): Clarify 'w' and 'z' modifier behavior.
 src/preproc/tbl/ | 14 +++++++-------
 1 file changed, 7 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)

diff --git a/src/preproc/tbl/ b/src/preproc/tbl/
index 15a3c7638..c0d7f5220 100644
--- a/src/preproc/tbl/
+++ b/src/preproc/tbl/
@@ -1041,14 +1041,14 @@ or populated with additional inter-sentence space.
 measures each table entry as it occurs in the input,
 updating the width required by its corresponding column.
-.B x
-modifier makes this width a minimum,
-and the modifiers
-.B w
+If the
 .B z
-override it entirely.
+modifier applies to the column,
+this measurement is ignored;
+.B w
+applies and its argument is larger than this width,
+that argument is used instead.
 In contrast to conventional
 .I roff

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