11/3/71                                                        ROFF (I)

NAME               roff -- format text

SYNOPSIS           roff [ +number ] [ --number ] name1 ...

DESCRIPTION        roff formats text according to control lines embedded in
                   the text. The optional argument "+number" causes printing
                   to begin at the first page with the appropriate number; --
                   number causes printing to cease at the first page with a
                   higher number.

                   roff is fully described in a separate publication

FILES              /etc/suftab contains a list of suffixes used to guide
                   hyphenation. /tmp/rtma, rtmb, ... temporary /dev/ttyn to
                   suspend messages.

SEE ALSO           [reference], mesg

DIAGNOSTICS:      none -- files not found are ignored

BUGS               roff does not check for various kinds of buffer overflow.
                   If a fault occurs, check the input in the region where the
                   error occurred.

OWNER              jfo, dmr, ken