pdfmom - Produce PDF documents using the mom macro set


   pdfmom [-Tps [pdfroff options]] [groff options] files ...

   pdfmom [-Tpdf] [groff options] files ...


   pdfmom is a wrapper around groff that facilitates the production of PDF
   documents from files formatted with the mom macros.

   pdfmom prints to stdout, so output must be redirected to a  destination
   file.   The  size  of the final PDF can be reduced by piping the output
   through ps2pdf.

   If called  with  the  -Tpdf  option  (which  is  the  default),  pdfmom
   processes  files  using  groff's native PDF driver, gropdf.  If -Tps is
   given, processing  is  passed  over  to  pdfroff,  which  uses  groff's
   PostScript  driver.   In  either case, multiple runs of the source file
   are peformed  in  order  to  satisfy  any  forward  references  in  the

   pdfmom  accepts  all  the same options as groff.  If -Tps is given, the
   options associated with pdfroff are accepted as well.  Please note that
   when pdfmom calls pdfroff, the

          -mpdfmark -mom --no-toc

   options  are  implied  and  should  not  be  given on the command line.
   Equally, it is not necessary to supply the -mom or -m mom options  when
   -Tps is absent.

   PDF  integration  with  the  mom macros is discussed in full in the PDF
   manual, Producing PDFs with groff and mom.


   pdfmom sometimes issues warnings of the type

     ...: can't transparently output node at top level

   This is more of an annoyance than a bug, and may safely be ignored.


   groff(1), pdfroff(1), ps2pdf(1)


   Copyright  2012-2014 Free Software Foundation, Inc.

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   Permission  is  granted  to  copy  and  distribute translations of this
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   translations approved by the Free Software Foundation instead of in the
   original English.


   This  document  was written by Deri James deri@chuzzlewit.demon.co.uk
   and Peter Schaffter peter@schaffter.ca.


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