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Re: problems with sgml2txt (and tables ;)

On Sun, Dec 05, 1999 at 04:25:18PM +0100, Alessandro Rubini wrote:
> > It's good old backspace for overstrike purposes.
> Yes. It is "good old", but nowadays often undesired (I don't like it,
> either, and remove it from my manpages before viewing them :). The
> easiest way to get rid of such stuff is filtering the output through
> "col -b". Don't know what "col" means, I never found a meaning for
> that command name.

I just use "sgml2txt -f <filename>" to generate files without the
over-strike characters and whatnot. It's documented clearly in the
manpage for sgml2txt on my system.
Jeremy D. Zawodny                Web Geek, Perl Hacker, etc.
http://www.wcnet.org/~jzawodn/   Jeremy@Zawodny.com

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