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Manual Reference Pages  -  BOOKMAN (1)

NAME

bookman - Generate a book from man pages

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Options
Example
See Also
Author

SYNOPSIS



bookman [-pPxn] [-o outfile] [-a author] [-d date] [-r release]
[-t title] [-v volume] [-c coverfile] [manfile]



DESCRIPTION

bookman compiles a set of man pages files specified by manfile arguments, or if no manfile is given, filenames are read from standard input.

OPTIONS

-p PDF output format.
-P Postscript output format.
-x X11 previewing, using gxditview(1).
-n no format, output is direct gtroff intermediate format.
-o outfile Output in file outfile. Default is standard output.
-a author Set the author, on the cover page.
-d date Set the date on the cover page.
-r release Set the book name and release on the cover page.
-t title Set the title on the cover page.
-v volume Specify the name of the volume.
-c coverfile Uses the file coverfile to generate the cover page, i.e. all pages preceding the table of content. coverfile must be in groff_ms(7) format.

EXAMPLE

To build a reference manual from section 2 man, do:



    $ cd /usr/man/man2
    $ bookman -p -t ’Unix Reference Manual’ * >book.pdf

SEE ALSO

man(1), mandoc(7), groff_ms(7), groff(1), troff(1), grops(1), gxditview(1), ps2pdf(1).

AUTHOR

Marc Vertes <mvertes@free.fr>
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txt2man-1.5.6 BOOKMAN (1) 03 April 2016

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