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

NAME
     soelim -- eliminate .so's from nroff input

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

DESCRIPTION
     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.

           īso /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.

SEE ALSO
     colcrt(1), more(1)

HISTORY
     The soelim command appeared in 3.0BSD.

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

NetBSD 6.0                       June 6, 1993                       NetBSD 6.0

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