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Re: [Groff] Problem with MM spacing with macro immediately after a headi

From: Damian McGuckin
Subject: Re: [Groff] Problem with MM spacing with macro immediately after a heading (H)
Date: Thu, 24 Dec 2015 03:36:26 +1100 (AEDT)
User-agent: Alpine 2.02 (LRH 1266 2009-07-14)

On Wed, 23 Dec 2015, Mike Bianchi wrote:

On Wed, Dec 23, 2015 at 04:44:40PM +0100, Carsten Kunze wrote:
Hello Mike,

what do you mean here--Damian didn't use \#?


His example was

      .H 2 "A Heading"
      .\" some table of something
      .H 2 "Another Heading"
      .DS 0
      .\" some display which needs to be done literally

Without trying to complicate the discussion, I used



The former is a pure comment. It does not enter into any processing.

As I understand it, any number of these comments, i.e. a line beginning


should be able to be inserted (and assumed ignored) into the text anywhere inside a troff, or groff document, except within those preprocessor pairs such as PS/PE, EQ/EN, and probably strictly TS/TE.

Regards - Damian

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