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Re: [Groff] conditionals inside a table?

From: Anton Shterenlikht
Subject: Re: [Groff] conditionals inside a table?
Date: Fri, 05 Dec 2014 07:02:58 -0800 (PST)

>From address@hidden Fri Dec  5 14:58:42 2014
> u  stands for "basic unit" ...
>  From
>       gtroff (like many other programs) requires numeric parameters to
>       specify various measurements.  Most numeric parameters9 may have a
>       measurement unit attached.  These units are specified as a single
>       character that immediately follows the number or expression.  Each of
>       these units are understood, by gtroff, to be a multiple of its basic
>       unit.  So, whenever a different measurement unit is specified gtroff
>       converts this into its basic units.  This basic unit, represented by a
>       aCu', is a device dependent measurement, which is quite small, ranging
>       from 1/75th to 1/72000th of an inch.  The values may be given as
>       fractional numbers; however, fractional basic units are always rounded
>       to integers.
>               :
>       ((the available units explained))

Thank you.

Is this included into any of the man pages.
I tried to find, but couldn't, but I haven't
searched all of groff man pages.

Many thanks


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