Document formatting and typesetting on the UNIX system by Narain Gehani

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7. Some t r 8. A null argument is denoted by a pair of double quotes (" "). 0 3. Fonts A font is a complete collection of alphanumeric characters and other commonly used special characters such as the comma, exclamation and question marks, all of the same style and size. Here is the same set of characters in five different fonts: font sample characters Times Roman abcdefg ABCDEFG 0123456789 +-,;!? Times Italic abcdefg ABCDEFG 0123456789 + -,;!? 1 abcdefg ABCDEFG 0123456789 +-, ; I? abcdefg ABCDEFG 0123456789 +-,;17 Times Roman, Helvetica and Constant-Width are commonly used fonts.

Special characters, trof f escape sequences and in-line eqn expressions can be given as mm instruction arguments (or as parts of arguments). 6. Some mm instructions cause a break in the output Gn the formatted document); output is then continued on a new line. f f instructions can be intermingled with mm instructions. 7. Some t r 8. A null argument is denoted by a pair of double quotes (" "). 0 3. Fonts A font is a complete collection of alphanumeric characters and other commonly used special characters such as the comma, exclamation and question marks, all of the same style and size.

As an example illustrating the use of mm font instructions, consider the text Chapter 2: Specifying The Document Format 31 Predicted Reliability. New model. No data; similar to Ford Fairmont. B "Predicted Reliability" New model. 5 Using troff Instructions to Change Fonts The troff instruction . ft can be used to switch to another font. This instruction has the form 7 . ft [fl where f is a font name; the . f t instruction results in a switch to this font. If the font name is omitted or if the font name used is P, then the .

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