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SunOS man pages : soelim (1)

User Commands                                           soelim(1)


soelim - resolve and eliminate .so requests from nroff or troff input


soelim [ filename ... ]


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 when they 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 `-' is taken to be a file name corresponding to the standard input. Note: Inclusion can be suppressed by using `'' instead of `.', that is, ' so /usr/share/lib/tmac/tmac.s


Example 1: A sample of the soelim command. A sample usage of soelim would be example% soelim exum?.n | tbl | nroff -ms | col | lpr


See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attri- butes: ____________________________________________________________ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | |_____________________________|_____________________________| | Availability | SUNWdoc | |_____________________________|_____________________________|


more(1), nroff(1), tbl(1), attributes(5) SunOS 5.8 Last change: 14 Sep 1992 1