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Re: [Groff] Possible bug?

From: Ralph Corderoy
Subject: Re: [Groff] Possible bug?
Date: Thu, 13 Mar 2003 10:19:47 +0000

Hi Timothy,

> I recently installed groff 1.18.1, going from 1.17.2 that was included
> with Slack.  All of a sudden, all my postscript documents stopped
> fitting their pages.  They all seemed to start about a half an inch
> too high.  As a result, headers are chopped off, and sometimes even
> body text goes MIA.  Anyone else noticed a problem like this?  And
> does anybody know how to fix it?

Sounds like the `paperlength' value in
/usr/share/groff/1.17.2/font/devps/DESC or similiar has changed in the
upgrade.  Common values are 841890 and 792000.

With 1.18 you don't have to edit this file directly, see



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