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Re: [Groff] How remove title?

From: Peng Yu
Subject: Re: [Groff] How remove title?
Date: Sat, 13 Jun 2015 15:11:59 -0500

On Sat, Jun 13, 2015 at 6:33 AM, Ralph Corderoy <address@hidden> wrote:
> Hi Peng,
>> I use the following command to generate a pdf file from a manpage.
>> But the pdf file has title "Untitled".
> How odd, it doesn't here.
>> I want to unset it via groff.
>> But I don't see an option to set title to be null. Would you please
>> let me know how to unset the title with groff?
>> groff -Tps -mandoc -c < $(man -w ls) | ps2pdf - > /tmp/ls.pdf
> I did
>     zcat /usr/share/man/man1/ls.1.gz | groff -mandoc | ps2pdf - >ls.pdf

I tried both Mac and Ubuntu. Both have the same problem. Did you check
the file using Acrobat?

On Mac, command-D brings up the document property window. The title on
Descript tab is "Untitled".

> and it worked fine.
> Have you tried the simpler
>     man -t ls | ps2pdf - >ls.pdf

This does not work. It actually calls groff. That is why I end up
trying groff directly.

> All times, the PDF starts
>     LS(1)                      User Commands                       LS(1)
>     NAME
>         ls − list directory contents
>         ls [OPTION]... [FILE]...
>         List information about the...
> Cheers, Ralph.


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