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howtos:general_admin:searching_and_reading_manpages_efficiently [2013/01/07 04:04 (UTC)]
mfillpot general formatting cleanup
howtos:general_admin:searching_and_reading_manpages_efficiently [2015/09/14 17:33 (UTC)] (current)
cedric [Navigation within a Manpage] add forgotten 'n' to 'manpage in 3rd line.
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 Navigation commands are like those in vi: Navigation commands are like those in vi:
   * <​key>'​G'</​key>​ end of the manpage   * <​key>'​G'</​key>​ end of the manpage
-  * <​key>​g</​key>,<​key>​g</​key>​ first line of the mapage+  * <​key>​g</​key>,<​key>​g</​key>​ first line of the manpage
   * //​n//,<​key>'​G'</​key>​ nth line of the manpage   * //​n//,<​key>'​G'</​key>​ nth line of the manpage
  
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 ===== Formatting a Manpage as a PDF-document ===== ===== Formatting a Manpage as a PDF-document =====
 If you want to have a manpage as a PDF document you can use the command: If you want to have a manpage as a PDF document you can use the command:
-<​code ​bash man2pdf.sh> +<​code>​man -t ls | ps2pdf - > ls-manpage.pdf</​code>​
-man -t ls | ps2pdf - > ls-manpage.pdf +
-</​code>​+
 which formats the manpage for the ''​ls''​ command into a pdf document which formats the manpage for the ''​ls''​ command into a pdf document
 named "​ls-manpage.pdf"​. named "​ls-manpage.pdf"​.

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