Printing man pages

To view "raw" man pages in nroff/troff format:
$ nroff -man manpage | less -s

$ nroff -man qtool.8 | less -s

To output a UNIX man page in a format suitable for printing, pipe the man page through col -b:
$ man command | col -b

To print a raw man page:
$ nroff -man qtool.8 | col -b | lpr

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Last modified: 2006/04/11