SOELIM(1)               NetBSD General Commands Manual               SOELIM(1)

     soelim -- eliminate .so's from nroff input

     soelim [-I directory] [file ...]

     soelim reads the specified files or the standard input and performs the
     textual inclusion implied by the nroff(1) directives of the form:

           .so somefile

     The directives need to appear at the beginning of input lines.  This is
     useful since programs such as tbl(1) do not normally do this; it allows
     the placement of individual tables in separate files to be run as a part
     of a large document.

     An argument consisting of a single minus `-' is taken to be a file name
     corresponding to the standard input.

     Note that inclusion can be suppressed by using `\'' instead of `\.', i.e.

           'so /usr/lib/tmac.s

     A sample usage of soelim would be

           soelim exum?.n | tbl | nroff -ms | col | lpr

     The options are as follows:

     -I      Add the specified directory to the search path for input files.

     colcrt(1), more(1)

     The soelim command appeared in 3.0BSD.

     The format of the source commands must involve no strangeness - exactly
     one blank must precede and no blanks follow the file name.

NetBSD 5.1                       June 6, 1993                       NetBSD 5.1

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