Manual Reference Pages - GROFF_HDTBL (7)
groff_hdtbl - groff hdtbl macros for generation of tables
Macros And Arguments
Arguments common to CB].TBL], CB].TR], CB].TD], and CB].TH]
Bugs And Suggestions
hdtbl macros consist of four base and three optional macros, controlled by about
The syntax is simple and similar to the
HTML table model and nearly as flexible: You can write sequences of tokens (macro
calls with their arguments and content data), separated by blanks and
beginning with a macro call, into the same line to get compact and cleanly
An advantage of
hdtbl is that the tables are constructed without calling a preprocessor; this
groffs full macro capabilities are available.
On the other hand, table processing with
hdtbl is much slower than using the
A further advantage is that the HTML-like syntax of
hdtbl will be easily converted to HTML; this is not implemented yet.
In this and the next section, we present examples to help users
understand the basic workflow of
First of all, you must load the
As with nearly all other groff macro packages, there are two possibilities
to do so:
Either add the line
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