OT: Strange output of shell"man xyz" on OS X

Didier SANZ didiersanz at gmail.com
Wed May 31 04:41:37 EDT 2006


"Double letters" is the way the Terminal displays bold characters...

D.S.

Le 31 mai 06 à 10:20, Klaus Major a écrit :

> Hi friends,
>
> can someone explain why I get this strange output and how to
> avoid/workaround itwhen using e.g.:
>
> ...
> put shell("man grep") into fld 1
> ...
>
> The result looks like:
>
> ############
> NNAAMMEE
>        grep, egrep, fgrep - print lines matching a pattern
>
> SSYYNNOOPPSSIISS
>        ggrreepp [_o_p_t_i_o_n_s] _P_A_T_T_E_R_N  
> [_F_I_L_E...]
>        ggrreepp [_o_p_t_i_o_n_s] [--ee  
> _P_A_T_T_E_R_N | --ff _F_I_L_E] [_F_I_L_E...]
>
> DDEESSCCRRIIPPTTIIOONN
>        GGrreepp  searches the named input _F_I_L_Es (or  
> standard input if no files are
>        named, or the file name -- is given) for lines containing a  
> match to the
>        given _P_A_T_T_E_R_N.  By default, ggrreepp  
> prints the matching lines.
>
>        In addition, two variant programs eeggrreepp and  
> ffggrreepp are available.  EEggrreepp
>        is the same as ggrreepp --EE.  FFggrreepp is the  
> same as ggrreepp --FF.
>
> OOPPTTIIOONNSS
>        --AA _N_U_M, ----aafftteerr-- 
> ccoonntteexxtt==_N_U_M
>               Print _N_U_M  lines  of  trailing  context  after   
> matching  lines.
>               Places  a  line  containing  ----  between   
> contiguous  groups  of
>               matches.
>
>        --aa, ----tteexxtt
> ....
>
> NO booze involved! ;-)
>
>
> Any hints are very appreciated!
>
>
> Regards
>
> Klaus Major
> klaus at major-k.de
> http://www.major-k.de
>
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