The groff (GNU Troff) software is a typesetting package which reads plain text mixed with formatting commands and produces formatted output. Groff now supports HTML.
This is the GNU groff document formatting system.
- A new option `-j' has been added to call the `chem' preprocessor.
- Improved line numbering support.
- Macro Packages:
- Support for the `refer' preprocessor has been added to the -mm macro package.
- In -me, the `TH' macro was changed for compatibility with line number support in tables. `bl' now works inside of blocks. The behaviour of centered blocks has been improved. Line numbering support has been improved.
- The -mom macro package has reached version 2.0, focusing on PDF output with gropdf (using the new `pdfmom' wrapper script). See the file `version-2.html' of the -mom documentation for a list of the many changes.
- Some generic Unicode fallback characters (mainly Roman numerals) have been added.
- A new driver for generating PDF output directly, contributed by Deri James. Note that this driver is written in Perl, thus you need a working Perl installation to run this output device.
- A new wrapper around groff that facilitates the production of PDF docum...