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Cover; click to enlarge Document Formatting & Typesetting on the UNIX System (Vol. 2)
by Narain Gehani & Steven Lally (AT&T Bell Laboratories)
ISBN 0-9615336-3-3
320 pages, Hardcover
$79.95 (US Dollars)
Author Bios: Gehani

[descriptions of GRAP & MV] are comprehensive and well illustrated by examples, and provide the only readily accessible descriptions of these tools ... a comprehensive description of TROFF ... very useful ... -- Professor Barron, Times (London)

Sequel to the best selling first book by Gehani. Discusses the UNIX typesetting tools not described in the first book. A chapter each is devoted to tools for specifying graphs (GRAP), specifying viewgraphs (MV), specifying the docu- ment format (MS) and the formatter (TROFF). Contains several MS templates for preparing documents such as books.


  • Specifying Graphs
  • Specifying Viewgraphs and Slides
  • Specifying the Document Format with ms
  • Typesetting Documents with troff
  • Example ms Document Templates
  • Appendix A: Document Formatting Commands and Macros
  • Bibliography

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