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Author: Andreas Tille <tille@debian.org>
LastChanged: Tue, 23 Jul 2013 08:46:18 +0200
Description: Fix some lintian issues with manpages

--- a/man/medcon.1
+++ b/man/medcon.1
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ medcon - MedCon conversion of medical im
 .in 0.2i
 .HP 7
 .B medcon 
-[options] -f files ...
+[options] \-f files ...
 .PP
 .br
 .SH DESCRIPTION
@@ -47,7 +47,7 @@ NIfTI@Neuroimaging Informatics Technolog
 .PP
 .in 0.2i
 .TP
-.B -f, --file, --files  <files> ...
+.B \-f, \-\-file, \-\-files  <files> ...
 Read a list of files.
 
 .SH OPTIONS
@@ -55,87 +55,87 @@ Read a list of files.
 .in 0.2i
 
 .TP
-.B -8, --indexed-color
-This color mode forces 24-bit RGB color images being reduced to an 8-bit indexed colormap. For color reduction in combination with dithering see the -dith option. 
+.B \-8, \-\-indexed\-color
+This color mode forces 24\-bit RGB color images being reduced to an 8-bit indexed colormap. For color reduction in combination with dithering see the \-dith option. 
 
 .TP
-.B -24, --true-color
-This color mode keeps a 24-bit image as is.
+.B \-24, \-\-true\-color
+This color mode keeps a 24\-bit image as is.
 
 .TP 
-.B -alias, --alias-naming
+.B \-alias, \-\-alias\-naming
 Generate filenames based on patient and study information. The syntax of the resulting basename is:
 
 <patient_name>+<study_id>+<study_date>+<study_time>
               and 
   <series>+<acquisition>+<instance>
 
-with the latter three id's applied in case the originating format is DICOM or Acr/Nema. See also -noprefix. Since Analyze does not have a patient_name, patient_id is used instead.
+with the latter three id's applied in case the originating format is DICOM or Acr/Nema. See also \-noprefix. Since Analyze does not have a patient_name, patient_id is used instead.
 
 .TP 
-.B -anon, --anonymous
+.B \-anon, \-\-anonymous
 Make patient and study related entries anonymous (filled with 'X'). This option
-can not be used with option -ident.
+can not be used with option \-ident.
 
 .TP
-.B -b8, --unsigned-char
+.B \-b8, \-\-unsigned\-char
 .TP
-.B -b16, --signed-short
+.B \-b16, \-\-signed\-short
 .TP
-.B -b16.12 
-Force writing of Uint8 or Int16 pixels. The special option -b16.12 only uses 12 bits, as unsigned however. With these options one can lose the quantified float values when the new format doesn't support a global rescale factor or slope/intercept.
+.B \-b16.12 
+Force writing of Uint8 or Int16 pixels. The special option \-b16.12 only uses 12 bits, as unsigned however. With these options one can lose the quantified float values when the new format doesn't support a global rescale factor or slope/intercept.
 
 .TP
-.B -big, --big-endian
+.B \-big, \-\-big\-endian
 Force writing of big endian files when supported by the format.
 
 .TP
-.B -byframe, --sort-by-frame
+.B \-byframe, \-\-sort\-by\-frame
 Set sort order in ECAT by frames, instead of the default anatomical sort (based on slice location). Identical planes in each frame will be grouped together. You don't want this.
 
 .TP
-.B -c, --convert <format> ...
+.B \-c, \-\-convert <format> ...
 Convert with a list of formats to convert to. Use the notation without quotes as specified in the above table. You can not use this option with -p.
 
 .TP
-.B -contrast, --enable-contrast
-Apply (DICOM) window centre/width contrast remapping. Although this may improve the display of images, any manufacturer independent pixel values (like HU, SUV) with quantitation options -qc or -qs will be lost.
+.B \-contrast, \-\-enable\-contrast
+Apply (DICOM) window centre/width contrast remapping. Although this may improve the display of images, any manufacturer independent pixel values (like HU, SUV) with quantitation options \-qc or \-qs will be lost.
 
 .TP
-.B -cor, --coronal
+.B \-cor, \-\-coronal
 Reslice the images of a volume into a coronal projection while preserving the real world dimensions. 
 
 .TP
-.B -crop=<X>:<Y>:<W>:<H>, --crop-images=<X>:<Y>:<W>:<H>
-This option allows to crop an equal frame from all images at <X>:<Y> where width and height are <W>:<H>. The upper-left corner of an image is at 0:0.
+.B \-crop=<X>:<Y>:<W>:<H>, \-\-crop\-images=<X>:<Y>:<W>:<H>
+This option allows one to crop an equal frame from all images at <X>:<Y> where width and height are <W>:<H>. The upper\-left corner of an image is at 0:0.
 
 .TP
-.B -cs, --cine-sorting
-Apply cine sorting, 1st image of each time frame, 2nd image of each time frame, 3rd image of each time frame, ... (applicable on gated SPECT). Reapplying does NOT undo this sorting. For this you need option -cu.
+.B \-cs, \-\-cine\-sorting
+Apply cine sorting, 1st image of each time frame, 2nd image of each time frame, 3rd image of each time frame, ... (applicable on gated SPECT). Reapplying does NOT undo this sorting. For this you need option \-cu.
 
 .TP
-.B -cu, --cine-undo
-Undo the cine sorting (as a result of the option -cs).
+.B \-cu, \-\-cine\-undo
+Undo the cine sorting (as a result of the option \-cs).
 
 .TP
-.B -cw=<centre>:<width>
-Remap contrast using specified centre/width pair. No spaces are allowed within this option. See also -contrast options.
+.B \-cw=<centre>:<width>
+Remap contrast using specified centre/width pair. No spaces are allowed within this option. See also \-contrast options.
 
 .TP
-.B -d, --debug
+.B \-d, \-\-debug
 Show debug info. After reading a file, the program will display
 the contents of the internal FILEINFO structure.
 
 .TP
-.B -db
+.B \-db
 Only print main header of CTI ECAT files to standard output.
 
 .TP
-.B -dith, --dither-color
-Use dithering to improve quality of color reduction (from RGB to 8-bit indexed).
+.B \-dith, \-\-dither\-color
+Use dithering to improve quality of color reduction (from RGB to 8\-bit indexed).
 .TP
-.B -e, --extract [image ranges ...]
-A routine to extract images interactively, unless you specify normal style image ranges directly on the command-line separated by spaces. In normal style it is also possible to reorder the sequence of images. You need to specify an output conversion format (see option -c). Note that the extraction does NOT addapt the centre-centre slice separations. In other words, proper volume measurements could be lost.
+.B \-e, \-\-extract [image ranges ...]
+A routine to extract images interactively, unless you specify normal style image ranges directly on the command-line separated by spaces. In normal style it is also possible to reorder the sequence of images. You need to specify an output conversion format (see option \-c). Note that the extraction does NOT addapt the centre-centre slice separations. In other words, proper volume measurements could be lost.
 .PP
 .ti +1.2i
 Selection Type?  1=normal    2=ecat
@@ -181,30 +181,30 @@ Give gates  list?
 Give beds   list?
 
 .TP
-.B -ean, --echo-alias-name
-A convenience function which quickly echoes the alias or human readable filename on screen, without any delay of image processing. For the syntax of this alias filename, see option -alias. The output could then be used in a script, for example to make interpretable links towards cryptic numbered files resulting from a DICOM series.
+.B \-ean, \-\-echo\-alias\-name
+A convenience function which quickly echoes the alias or human readable filename on screen, without any delay of image processing. For the syntax of this alias filename, see option \-alias. The output could then be used in a script, for example to make interpretable links towards cryptic numbered files resulting from a DICOM series.
 
 .TP
-.B -fb-none, --without-fallback
+.B \-fb\-none, \-\-without\-fallback
 .TP
-.B -fb-anlz, --fallback-analyze
+.B \-fb\-anlz, \-\-fallback\-analyze
 .TP
-.B -fb-conc, --fallback-concorde
+.B \-fb\-conc, \-\-fallback\-concorde
 .TP
-.B -fb-dicom, --fallback-dicom
+.B \-fb\-dicom, \-\-fallback\-dicom
 .TP
-.B -fb-ecat, --fallback-ecat
+.B \-fb\-ecat, \-\-fallback\-ecat
 Disable or specify a fallback read format in case autodetect failed.
 
 .TP
-.B -fh, --flip-horizontal
+.B \-fh, \-\-flip\-horizontal
 .TP
-.B -fv, --flip-vertical
-Flip images horizontal (-fh) along the X-axis, vertical (-fv) along the Y-axis respectively. Parameters such as slice orientation are NOT changed. See also the -rs option.
+.B \-fv, \-\-flip\-vertical
+Flip images horizontal (\-fh) along the X\-axis, vertical (\-fv) along the Y-axis respectively. Parameters such as slice orientation are NOT changed. See also the \-rs option.
 
 .TP
-.B -fmosaic=<W>x<H>x<N>, --force-mosaic=<W>x<H>x<N>
-Enforce the mosaic file support for DICOM or Acr/Nema formats. The *stamps* will be splitted into separate slices according to the values supplied on the command-line. See also extra options -interl and -mfixv. The preset arguments are:
+.B \-fmosaic=<W>x<H>x<N>, \-\-force\-mosaic=<W>x<H>x<N>
+Enforce the mosaic file support for DICOM or Acr/Nema formats. The *stamps* will be split into separate slices according to the values supplied on the command-line. See also extra options \-interl and \-mfixv. The preset arguments are:
 .PP
 .ti +1.2i
 <W> = pixel width  of image stamps (X)
@@ -216,29 +216,29 @@ Enforce the mosaic file support for DICO
 <N> = total number of image stamps (Z)
 .PP
 .ti +1.2i
-.B medcon -f imagefile -fmosaic=64x64x30
+.B medcon \-f imagefile \-fmosaic=64x64x30
 
 .TP
-.B -g, --make-gray
+.B \-g, \-\-make\-gray
 Remap coloured images to gray. This is necessary when you convert to formats
 which only support a grayscale colormap!
 
 .TP
-.B -gap, --spacing-true-gap
+.B \-gap, \-\-spacing\-true\-gap
 The spacing between slices is the true gap/overlap between adjacent slices. In contrary to the default behaviour where the spacing between slices is measured from the centre to centre of two adjacent slices (including gap/overlap). Applied in DICOM & Acr/Nema.
 
 .TP
-.B -hackacr, --hack-acrtags
+.B \-hackacr, \-\-hack\-acrtags
 Enables you to hack a file that contains Acr/Nema tags hidden somewhere.
 Some proprietary image formats do contain tags but are placed after some
 unknown headerinformation. This option will try to find some readable
 tags in the first 2048 bytes after which it will give some possible hints
 to get the images out of the file with the use of the interactive reading
-procedure (see option `-i'). This experimental procedure can
+procedure (see option `\-i'). This experimental procedure can
 fail badly ...
 
 .TP
-.B -i, --interactive
+.B \-i, \-\-interactive
 Selects the interactive reading procedure. Normally the program automatically
 detects the format or uses 'ecat' (or 'dicom') as default. With the interactive procedure it could be possible to read an uncompressed, unsupported format by answering the following questions:
 .PP
@@ -266,15 +266,15 @@ Pixel data type?
 .ti +0.8i
 Redo input?
 .PP
-The GUI allows to save such raw predef input (RPI) files, that can be used in a redirect statement:
+The GUI allows one to save such raw predef input (RPI) files, that can be used in a redirect statement:
 .PP
 .in 1.0i
-.B medcon -f unsupported.img -c intf -i < predef.rpi
+.B medcon \-f unsupported.img \-c intf \-i < predef.rpi
 .PP
 Doing so you can create small scripts that will read and convert your unsupported images at once.
 
 .TP
-.B -ident, --identify
+.B \-ident, \-\-identify
 An interactive routine to specify the patient and study related information.
 This option can not be used with the option -anon.  The questions asked are:
 
@@ -294,60 +294,60 @@ Give study id/name/p-number?
 Give series description?
 
 .TP
-.B -implicit, --write-implicit
+.B \-implicit, \-\-write\-implicit
 Another DICOM related option to enforce the implicit VR little transfer 
 syntax as output, instead of the default explicit transfer syntax.
 
 .TP
-.B -interl, --mosaic-interlaced
-An extra option used in combination with forced mosaic (-fmosaic). The option 
+.B \-interl, \-\-mosaic\-interlaced
+An extra option used in combination with forced mosaic (\-fmosaic). The option 
 indicates that the slices in the original mosaic are in fact interlaced.
-See also options -fmosaic and -mfixv.
+See also options \-fmosaic and \-mfixv.
 
 .TP
-.B -little, --little-endian
+.B \-little, \-\-little\-endian
 Force writing of little endian files when supported by the format.
 
 .TP
-.B -lut, --load-lut <filename>
+.B \-lut, \-\-load\-lut <filename>
 Load an external LUT color scheme.
 
 .TP
-.B -mh, --map-hotmetal
-Selects the hotmetal colormap. This is only usefull to GIF89a or PNG.
+.B \-mh, \-\-map\-hotmetal
+Selects the hotmetal colormap. This is only useful to GIF89a or PNG.
 
 .TP
-.B -mr, --map-rainbow
-Selects the rainbow  colormap. This is only usefull to GIF89a or PNG.
+.B \-mr, \-\-map\-rainbow
+Selects the rainbow  colormap. This is only useful to GIF89a or PNG.
 
 .TP
-.B -mc, --map-combined
-Selects the combined colormap. This is only usefull to GIF89a or PNG.
+.B \-mc, \-\-map\-combined
+Selects the combined colormap. This is only useful to GIF89a or PNG.
 
 .TP
-.B -mi, --map-inverted
-Selects the invers   colormap. This is only usefull to GIF89a or PNG
+.B \-mi, \-\-map\-inverted
+Selects the invers   colormap. This is only useful to GIF89a or PNG
 
 .TP
-.B -mfixv, --mosaic-fix-voxel
-Another extra option used in combination with forced mosaic (-fmosaic). Choosing
+.B \-mfixv, \-\-mosaic\-fix\-voxel
+Another extra option used in combination with forced mosaic (\-fmosaic). Choosing
 this options will rescale the real world voxel dimensions by the mosaic factor.
-See also -fmosaic and -interl.
+See also \-fmosaic and \-interl.
 
 .TP
-.B -mosaic, --enable-mosaic
-Enable mosaic file support in DICOM or Acr/Nema format. The *stamps* will be splitted into separate slices according to values found in the file. This autodetect routine will always fix the voxel sizes. To support other type of mosaic files, see option -fmosaic.
+.B \-mosaic, \-\-enable\-mosaic
+Enable mosaic file support in DICOM or Acr/Nema format. The *stamps* will be splitted into separate slices according to values found in the file. This autodetect routine will always fix the voxel sizes. To support other type of mosaic files, see option \-fmosaic.
 
 .TP
-.B -n, --negatives
+.B \-n, \-\-negatives
 Preserve negative values. When not selected, all negative
-values are put to zero. In combination with quantitation (see -qs or -qc) 
+values are put to zero. In combination with quantitation (see \-qs or \-qc) 
 the requested format must support pixels of type float, a global rescale
 factor or the more generic slope/intercept concept in order to preserve
 the (negative and positive) quantified values.
 
 .TP
-.B -nf, --norm-over-frames
+.B \-nf, \-\-norm\-over\-frames
 Normalize with minimum/maximum values found over images in a frame group 
 (in case the original format has different frames). The default behaviour
 is normalization with minimum/maximum values found over all images.
@@ -356,27 +356,27 @@ to a new pixeltype. The original pixel v
 to the new pixeltype boundaries based on the minimum/maximum values.
 
 .TP
-.B -nometa, --write-without-meta
+.B \-nometa, \-\-write\-without\-meta
 Write DICOM files without the part 10 meta header (group 0x0002).
 
 .TP
-.B -nopath, --ignore-path
+.B \-nopath, \-\-ignore\-path
 Ignore absolute path mentioned in the "name of data file" key of an interfile header. Do make sure then that the data file resides in the same directory as the header file.
 
 .TP
-.B -noprefix, --without-prefix
+.B \-noprefix, \-\-without\-prefix
 This option disables the numbered prefix in the output filename. In combination with the -alias option, one could create human readable and alphabetical sorted files from DICOM or Acr/Name multiple file volumes.
 
 .TP
-.B -o, --output-name <filename>
+.B \-o, \-\-output\-name <filename>
 Changes output filename for ALL files to be created. It is allowed to specify a full directory path as well. However, a full path disables unique filename prefixing.
 
 .TP
-.B -one, --single-file
+.B \-one, \-\-single\-file
 Write header and image to same file; as allowed for InterFile.
 
 .TP
-.B -optgif, --options-gif
+.B \-optgif, \-\-options-gif
 Define some GIF options when converting to the GIF format. Without this option
 a loop and background color are defined by default. This interactive routine
 asks the following questions:
@@ -398,8 +398,8 @@ Background  color?
 .in 0.2i
 
 .TP
-.B -optspm, --options-spm
-Define some SPM options (origins) when converting to the Analyze format. The quantification is not set. See also '-spm' & '-ar'. The interactive routine asks the following questions:
+.B \-optspm, \-\-options\-spm
+Define some SPM options (origins) when converting to the Analyze format. The quantification is not set. See also '\-spm' & '\-ar'. The interactive routine asks the following questions:
 .PP
 .in 0.2i
 .ti +0.8i
@@ -411,8 +411,8 @@ Origin Z?
 .PP
 
 .TP
-.B -p, --print-values
-Show some specified pixel values. This is an interactive routine. Calibration and negative pixels are preserved automatically. You need to specify the -qs to preserve the quantification instead of the calibration. You can not use this option with -c. See also -pa option for a non-interactive routine.
+.B \-p, \-\-print-values
+Show some specified pixel values. This is an interactive routine. Calibration and negative pixels are preserved automatically. You need to specify the \-qs to preserve the quantification instead of the calibration. You can not use this option with \-c. See also \-pa option for a non-interactive routine.
 .PP
 .in 0.2i
 .ti +0.8i
@@ -452,29 +452,29 @@ Give beds   list?
 Give a list of pixels x,y ?
 
 .TP
-.B -pa, --print-all-values
+.B \-pa, \-\-print\-all\-values
 Show all pixel values. This option is identical to -p, but doesn't require user input.
 
 .TP
-.B -pad, --pad-around
+.B \-pad, \-\-pad\-around
 .TP
-.B -padtl, --pad-top-left
+.B \-padtl, \-\-pad\-top\-left
 .TP
-.B -padbr, --pad-bottom-right
+.B \-padbr, \-\-pad\-bottom\-right
 Increasing the slice matrix is done by padding an image with the lowest pixel value. The options above enable different padding modes.
 
 .TP
-.B -preacq, --prefix-acquisition
+.B \-preacq, \-\-prefix\-acquisition
 .TP
-.B -preser, --prefix-series
-Respectivily use acquisition or series value in the numbered prefix of the new filename. This is useful for alphabetical file ordering, where leading zeros in DICOM elements are missing. See also -alias.
+.B \-preser, \-\-prefix\-series
+Respectivily use acquisition or series value in the numbered prefix of the new filename. This is useful for alphabetical file ordering, where leading zeros in DICOM elements are missing. See also \-alias.
 
 .TP
-.B -q, --quantitation
+.B \-q, \-\-quantitation
 Enable quantitation using all scale factors (for now alias for -qc option).
 
 .TP
-.B -qs, --quantification
+.B \-qs, \-\-quantification
 A first scaling option to preserve the (ECAT) quantification (a) or to consider a first linear scaling slope with intercept (b).
 .PP
 .in 1.0i
@@ -492,11 +492,11 @@ The "quant_scale" factor normalizes all
 .PP
 If the format does not support floats, the quantified pixel values get rescaled to an integer. Then only formats that support a global scaling factor or slope/intercept pair will preserve those quantified values.
 .PP
-Note that this option can not be used with -qc.
+Note that this option can not be used with \-qc.
 
 .PP
 .TP
-.B -qc, --calibration
+.B \-qc, \-\-calibration
 A second quantitation option to preserve the (ECAT) quantification as well as the (ECAT) calibration (a) or in general, using two rescale slopes with an intercept (b). These should normally transform pixels into manufacturer independent values. So one can assume that after a calibration, the new pixels will represent a real world unit (like concentration values (SUV), hounsfield units (HU) and alike).
 
 .PP
@@ -518,81 +518,81 @@ The "quant_scale" factor normalizes all
 If the format does not support floats, the calibrated pixel values are rescaled to an integer type. Only formats that support a global scaling factor or slope/intercept pair preserve those calibrated values.
 
 .PP
-Note that this option can not be used with -qs.
+Note that this option can not be used with \-qs.
 
 .TP
-.B -r, --rename-file
+.B \-r, \-\-rename\-file
 Rename the file basename. This option is only useful in case of conversion.
 
 .TP
-.B -rs, --reverse-slices
-Reverse all the slices along the Z-axis. Parameters such as slice orientation are NOT changed. See also the -fh and -fv options.
+.B \-rs, \-\-reverse\-slices
+Reverse all the slices along the Z\-axis. Parameters such as slice orientation are NOT changed. See also the \-fh and \-fv options.
 
 .TP
-.B -s, --silent
+.B \-s, \-\-silent
 Suppress all message, warning and error dialogs.
 
 .TP
-.B -sag, --sagittal
+.B \-sag, \-\-sagittal
 Reslice the images of a volume into a sagittal projection while preserving the real world dimensions.
 
 .TP
-.B -si=<slope>:<intercept>
-Force remap of pixel values using specified slope/intercept (y = s*x + i). The quantitation option -qc is enabled by default. No spaces are allowed within this option.
+.B \-si=<slope>:<intercept>
+Force remap of pixel values using specified slope/intercept (y = s*x + i). The quantitation option \-qc is enabled by default. No spaces are allowed within this option.
 
 .TP
-.B -skip1, --skip-preview-slice
+.B \-skip1, \-\-skip\-preview\-slice
 Skip the first image in an InterFile. In other words, the first image in the array will simply be ignored. Use this only when you are sure that the InterFile does contain an annoying/confusing preview slice.
 
 .TP
-.B -split4d, -splitf, --split-frames
+.B \-split4d, \-splitf, \-\-split\-frames
 .TP
-.B -split3d, -splits, --split-slices
+.B \-split3d, \-splits, \-\-split\-slices
 Write out a study into separate files, one for each volume in a time frame (--split-frames) or each image slice (--split-slices) individually. The names of the files created will have an extra index number. See also -stack3d and -stack4d as opposite options. 
  
 .TP
-.B -spm, --analyze-spm
+.B \-spm, \-\-analyze\-spm
 Considering Analyze files for/from SPM. In this case the global scaling factor hidden in imd.funused[1] will be used, as well as the hidden offset value in imd.funused[0].
 .PP
-In case of quantitation, the default output pixel type is float. This option allows to write integers combined with a global scale factor. To actually use this scaling factor, you must select a quantitation option like -qs or -qc as well.
+In case of quantitation, the default output pixel type is float. This option allows one to write integers combined with a global scale factor. To actually use this scaling factor, you must select a quantitation option like \-qs or \-qc as well.
 .PP
-See also -ar & -optspm.
+See also \-ar & \-optspm.
 
 .TP
-.B -sqr, --make-square
-Make all image matrices square, using the largest dimension. Images are padded with the lowest pixel value. See also -pad related options.
+.B \-sqr, \-\-make\-square
+Make all image matrices square, using the largest dimension. Images are padded with the lowest pixel value. See also \-pad related options.
 
 .TP
-.B -sqr2, --make-square-two
-Make all image matrices square, using the nearest power of two (between 64, 128, 256, 512 and 1024). Images are padded with the lowest pixel value. See also -pad related options.
+.B \-sqr2, \-\-make\-square\-two
+Make all image matrices square, using the nearest power of two (between 64, 128, 256, 512 and 1024). Images are padded with the lowest pixel value. See also \-pad related options.
 
 .TP
-.B -stack4d, -stackf, --stack-frames
+.B \-stack4d, \-stackf, \-\-stack\-frames
 .TP
-.B -stack3d, -stacks, --stack-slices
-Write separate studies into one file. The --stack-slices option allows to write single image slice files into one 3D volume, while the --stack-frames option allows volumes of different time frames being written into one 4D file. The sequence of stacking is based on the file sequence given at the argument line. See also -split3d and -split4d as the opposite options.
+.B \-stack3d, \-stacks, \-\-stack\-slices
+Write separate studies into one file. The \-\-stack\-slices option allows one to write single image slice files into one 3D volume, while the \-\-stack\-frames option allows volumes of different time frames being written into one 4D file. The sequence of stacking is based on the file sequence given at the argument line. See also \-split3d and \-split4d as the opposite options.
 
 .TP
-.B -tra, --transverse
+.B \-tra, \-\-transverse
 Reslice the images of a volume into a transverse projection while preserving the real world dimensions.
 
 .TP
-.B -uin, --use-institution-name <namestring>
+.B \-uin, \-\-use\-institution\-name <namestring>
 Change the program's default institution name which is applied on studies without one. However, this does
 .B not
 override existing values. For a namestring with spaces, group between double quotes.
 
 .TP
-.B -v, --verbose
+.B \-v, \-\-verbose
 Verbose mode. Show some explaining messages during the reading 
 and writing of files.
 
 .TP
-.B -vifi, --edit-fileinfo
+.B \-vifi, \-\-edit\-fileinfo
 An interactive routine for editing voxel,array,slice and orient related entries in the FILEINFO struct. 
 
 .TP
-.B -w, --overwrite-files
+.B \-w, \-\-overwrite\-files
 Allow overwrite of existing files, without warning.
 
 .in 0.2i
@@ -644,13 +644,13 @@ Enable this by using an "-" mark instead
 .PP
 .in 1.0i
 1. redirect: 
-.B medcon -f - < inputfile
+.B medcon \-f - < inputfile
 .PP
 This is supported for all formats and shouldn't cause any particular problems. Interactive routines are disabled because stdin is now in use by the image input.
 .PP
 .in 1.0i
 2. pipes   :
-.B cat inputfile | medcon -f - format
+.B cat inputfile | medcon \-f - format
 .PP
 Actually, this way only one or two formats are supported since seek() calls are not possible during pipes. The fact is that most of our formats are read using those seek() calls. In normal operation we already need a quick sneak in the file to determine the format. Because this fseek() isn't allowed, you must supply at least the input format too.
 .PP
@@ -660,7 +660,7 @@ Actually, this way only one or two forma
 Enabled by using an extra "-" mark on the conversion list.
 .PP
 .in 1.0i
-.B medcon -f inputfile -c - format
+.B medcon \-f inputfile \-c - format
 .PP
 Only one inputfile is allowed. The converted output will be send to stdout.
 .PP
@@ -668,7 +668,7 @@ In case of dual file formats such as Ana
 .PP
 In case of RAW or ASCII output, the program will print the content of the internal FILEINFO struct to stderr as well. Please note that the (t)csh shells do not allow to catch stderr or stdout separately. In case of the bash shell, it is possible to say:
 .PP
-.B medcon -f inputfile -c - intf -b16.12 -qc   1>image  2>header
+.B medcon \-f inputfile \-c - intf \-b16.12 \-qc   1>image  2>header
 .PP
 .in 0.2i
 .SH EXAMPLES
@@ -677,37 +677,37 @@ In case of RAW or ASCII output, the prog
 .B 1. 
 To display the image headers:
 .ti +1.0i
-medcon -f filename1 filename2
+medcon \-f filename1 filename2
 .PP
 .in 0.2i
 .B 2.
 To convert the images:
 .ti +1.0i
-medcon -f filename1 filename2 -c gif acr intf
+medcon \-f filename1 filename2 \-c gif acr intf
 .PP
 .in 0.2i
 .B 3.
 To read interactively
 .ti +1.0i
-medcon -i -f filename -c ecat
+medcon \-i \-f filename \-c ecat
 .PP
 .in 0.2i
 .B 4.
 To extract alternate images:
 .ti +1.0i
-medcon -e 1:2:20 -f filename -c gif
+medcon \-e 1:2:20 \-f filename \-c gif
 .PP
 .in 0.2i
 .B 5.
 To print out pixel values
 .ti +1.0i
-medcon -p -f filename 
+medcon \-p \-f filename 
 .PP
 .in 0.2i
 .B 6.
 Convert to raw binary images, send to standard output:
 .ti +1.0i
-medcon -f filename -c - bin
+medcon \-f filename \-c - bin
 .PP
 .in 0.2i
 .SH FILES
--- a/man/xmedcon.1
+++ b/man/xmedcon.1
@@ -1,19 +1,19 @@
 '\" t
 .TH MEDCON 1
 .SH NAME
-xmedcon - MedCon with GUI for the X Window System
+xmedcon \- MedCon with GUI for the X Window System
 .SH SYNOPSIS
 .PP
 .in 0.2i
 .HP 7
 .B xmedcon
-[options] [-f <file>]
+[options] [\-f <file>]
 .PP
 .in 0.8i
 or
 .PP
 .B xmedcon
-[--help | <file>] 
+[\-\-help | <file>] 
 .PP
 .br
 .SH DESCRIPTION
@@ -23,7 +23,7 @@ or
 is an X-Windows graphical userinterface built around the MedCon library. The program is capable of reading grayscale (reconstructed) medical image formats with multiple images and is based on the amazing Gtk+ and Imlib libraries.
 .PP
 .in 0.2i
-For more help read the related HTML files which can be send to a Netscape Browser from within the program. For information about the possible MedCon options that can be set directly from the command-line type 'xmedcon --help' or read the man-page medcon(1).
+For more help read the related HTML files which can be send to a Netscape Browser from within the program. For information about the possible MedCon options that can be set directly from the command-line type 'xmedcon \-\-help' or read the man\-page medcon(1).
 
 .SH FILES
 .PP
--- a/man/xmedcon-config.1
+++ b/man/xmedcon-config.1
@@ -6,7 +6,7 @@ xmedcon-config - script to get info abou
 .in 0.2i
 .HP 7
 .B xmedcon-config
-[--prefix[=DIR]] [--exec-prefix[=DIR]] [--version] [--libs] [--cflags]
+[\-\-prefix[=DIR]] [\-\-exec\-prefix[=DIR]] [\-\-version] [\-\-libs] [\-\-cflags]
 .SH DESCRIPTION
 .PP
 .in 0.2i
@@ -17,24 +17,24 @@ is a tool that is used to determine the
 .in 0.2i
 
 .TP
-.B  --version
+.B  \-\-version
 Print the currently installed version of (X)MedCon on the standard output.
 
 .TP
-.B  --libs
+.B  \-\-libs
 Print the linker flags that are necessary to link an (X)MedCon depended program.
 
 .TP
-.B  --cflags
+.B  \-\-cflags
 Print the compiler flags that are necessary to compile an (X)MedCon depended program.
 
 .TP
-.B  --prefix=PREFIX
-If specified, use PREFIX instead of the installation prefix that (X)MedCon was built with when computing the output for the --cflags and --libs options. This option is also used for the exec prefix if --exec-prefix was not specified. This option must be specified before any --libs or --cflags options.
+.B  \-\-prefix=PREFIX
+If specified, use PREFIX instead of the installation prefix that (X)MedCon was built with when computing the output for the \-\-cflags and \-\-libs options. This option is also used for the exec prefix if \-\-exec-prefix was not specified. This option must be specified before any \-\-libs or \-\-cflags options.
 
 .TP
-.B  --exec-prefix=PREFIX
-If specified, use PREFIX instead of the installation exec prefix that (X)MedCon was built with when computing the output for the --cflags and --libs options.  This option must be specified before any --libs or --cflags options.
+.B  \-\-exec\-prefix=PREFIX
+If specified, use PREFIX instead of the installation exec prefix that (X)MedCon was built with when computing the output for the \-\-cflags and \-\-libs options.  This option must be specified before any \-\-libs or \-\-cflags options.
 .PP
 .in 0.2i
 .SH SEE ALSO
@@ -56,8 +56,7 @@ medcon(3)
 project was originally written by Erik Nolf (eNlf) for the former PET-Centre at Ghent University (Belgium).
 .PP
 .in 0.2i
-.TS
-tab(=);
-lB l lB l.
-e-mail:=enlf-at-users.sourceforge.net=www:=http://xmedcon.sourceforge.net
-.TE
+.TP
+e-mail: enlf@users.sourceforge.net
+.TP
+www: http://xmedcon.sourceforge.net
--- a/man/medcon.3
+++ b/man/medcon.3
@@ -584,14 +584,14 @@ Example `Makefile' for compiling `testit
 -----------------------------------------------------------------------
 # filename: Makefile
 CC = gcc
-CCOPTS = -Wall -g
+CCOPTS = \-Wall \-g
 CFLAGS = $(CCOPTS)
 
-INCS = `xmedcon-config --cflags`
-LIBS = `xmedcon-config --libs`
+INCS = `xmedcon-config \-\-cflags`
+LIBS = `xmedcon-config \-\-libs`
 
 testit: testit.c
-        $(CC) $(CFLAGS) $(INCS) -o testit testit.c $(LIBS)
+        $(CC) $(CFLAGS) $(INCS) \-o testit testit.c $(LIBS)
 
 # don't forget a <tab> before $(CC). You can lose this with copy/paste
 -----------------------------------------------------------------------
--- a/man/m-intf.4
+++ b/man/m-intf.4
@@ -338,7 +338,7 @@ for ( number of energy windows, energy w
             ;either an integer or a float, for each image
 
             }
-            ;End of frame loop -Repeat for each subsequent frame
+            ;End of frame loop - Repeat for each subsequent frame
         }
         ;End of static definitions