On Fri, Jun 09, 2006 at 03:01:14PM -0400, Wayne wrote: > Was wondering how to get "man" to output pages in plain text? I want > the basic formating (indentation & whatnot) but NOT the bold and other > special effects. Just ascii text I can grep through. I tried setting > the terminal type to "dumb" and the stupid thing still tries to do > back-space overstrike bolding (jeesh - even LA-120s had fancier print > capabilities than that, IIRC.)
'col -b' will strip out the bold effects etc. bma -- Benjamin A'Lee - <http://bmalee.eu/~bma/> Secretary, TermiSoc - <http://termisoc.org/> "It couldn't be me and be her in between without you" - The Cure, "Inbetween Days"
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