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Re: [Groff] gtbl, T{ ... T} doesn't work?

From: Jorgen Grahn
Subject: Re: [Groff] gtbl, T{ ... T} doesn't work?
Date: Sun, 13 Jun 2004 20:25:10 +0200
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On Sun Jun 13 02:33:38 2004, address@hidden wrote:

[aligning tbl entries visually in the source]

> Another trick is to put .tr ~ in the file before the .TS
> It's only needed once per file even if you need it in multiple
> tables.  Then you can leave the ~ characters in and they don't
> show in the output.  It's handy when you are using TAB for tab
> and have some lines where you have multiple blank columns.
> I know this works with AT&T troff and I'm pretty sure I've used
> it with groff.

Tested with a fairly trivial table and groff -- and it works. Thanks!


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