# CTAN update: latex2man

Date: April 14, 2017 8:22:44 PM CEST
Jürgen Vollmer submitted an update to the latex2man package. Version number: 1.25 License type: lppl Summary description: Translate LaTeX-based manual pages into Unix man format Announcement text:
Latex2man is a tool to translate UNIX manual pages written with LaTeX into a format understood by the UNIX man(1)-command. Alternatively HTML, TexInfo, or LaTeX code can be produced too. Output of parts of the text may be supressed using the conditional text feature (for this, LaTeX generation may be used). There is LaTeX package (latex2man.sty) used for writing the Man-page and a PERL script (latex2man) doing the actual translation. Changes from version 1.24 Process include-files: \input{..}
This package is located at http://mirror.ctan.org/support/latex2man More information is at http://www.ctan.org/pkg/latex2man
Thanks for the upload. For the CTAN Team Manfred Lotz We are supported by the TeX user groups. Please join a users group; see http://www.tug.org/usergroups.html .

## latex2man – Translate LaTeX-based manual pages into Unix man format

Latex2man is a tool to translate UNIX manual pages written with into the troff format understood by the UNIX man(1) command. Alternatively HTML, TexInfo, or code can be produced too. Output of parts of the text may be supressed using the conditional text feature (for this, generation may be used).

There is a package (latex2man.sty) for writing the man page and a Perl script (latex2man) that does the actual translation.

 Package latex2man Version 1.29 2018-11-25 Maintainer Jürgen Vollmer

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