Except in .LR and .RL requests, any text argument denoted t in the request summary may be zero to six words. Quotes " ... " may be used to include blanks in a `word'. If t is empty, the special treatment is applied to the next text input line (the next line that doesn't begin with dot). In this way, for example, .I may be used to italicize a line of more than 6 words, or .SM followed by .B to make small letters in `bold' font.
A prevailing indent distance is remembered between successive indented paragraphs, and is reset to default value upon reaching a non-indented paragraph. Default units for indents i are ens.
The fonts are
Type font and size are reset to default values before each paragraph, and after processing font- or size-setting macros.
The man format admits equations and tables in the style of Unix eqn (equation setting) and tbl (table layout) preprocessors, but do not support arguments on .EQ and .TS macros.
These strings are predefined by man:
* n.t.l. = next text line; p.i. = prevailing indent
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