emit only text of UNIX manuals
|demandoc||[-w] [file ...]|
mdoc(7) and man(7) UNIX manual files.By default, demandoc parses standard input and outputs only text nodes, preserving line and column position. Escape sequences are omitted from the output.Its arguments are as follows:If a document is not well-formed, it is skipped.The -i, -k, -m, and -p flags are silently discarded for calling compatibility with the historical deroff.
- Output a word list. This outputs each word of text on its own line. A “word”, in this case, refers to whitespace-delimited terms beginning with at least two letters and not consisting of any escape sequences. Words have their leading and trailing punctuation (double-quotes, sentence punctuation, etc.) stripped.
- file ...
- The input files.
- No errors occurred.
- An operating system error occurred, for example memory exhaustion or an error accessing input files. Such errors cause demandoc to exit at once, possibly in the middle of parsing or formatting a file. The output databases are corrupt and should be removed .
BSD. This is accomplished as follows (assuming British spelling):
$ demandoc -w file.1 | spell -b
man(7) and mdoc(7) documents.