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.\" Text automatically generated by txt2man
.TH bookman 1 "15 August 2016" "txt2man-1.6.0" ""
.SH NAME
\fBbookman \fP- Generate a book from man pages
.SH SYNOPSIS
.nf
.fam C
\fBbookman\fP [\fB-pPxn\fP] [\fB-o\fP \fIoutfile\fP] [\fB-a\fP \fIauthor\fP] [\fB-d\fP \fIdate\fP] [\fB-r\fP \fIrelease\fP]
[\fB-t\fP \fItitle\fP] [\fB-v\fP \fIvolume\fP] [\fB-c\fP \fIcoverfile\fP] [\fImanfile\fP]
.fam T
.fi
.fam T
.fi
.SH DESCRIPTION
\fBbookman\fP compiles a set of man pages files specified by \fImanfile\fP
arguments, or if no \fImanfile\fP is given, filenames are read from standard
input.
.SH OPTIONS
.TP
.B
\fB-p\fP
PDF output format.
.TP
.B
\fB-P\fP
Postscript output format.
.TP
.B
\fB-x\fP
X11 previewing, using \fBgxditview\fP(1).
.TP
.B
\fB-n\fP
no format, output is direct gtroff intermediate format.
.TP
.B
\fB-o\fP \fIoutfile\fP
Output in file \fIoutfile\fP. Default is standard output.
.TP
.B
\fB-a\fP \fIauthor\fP
Set the \fIauthor\fP, on the cover page.
.TP
.B
\fB-d\fP \fIdate\fP
Set the \fIdate\fP on the cover page.
.TP
.B
\fB-r\fP \fIrelease\fP
Set the book name and \fIrelease\fP on the cover page.
.TP
.B
\fB-t\fP \fItitle\fP
Set the \fItitle\fP on the cover page.
.TP
.B
\fB-v\fP \fIvolume\fP
Specify the name of the \fIvolume\fP.
.TP
.B
\fB-c\fP \fIcoverfile\fP
Uses the file \fIcoverfile\fP to generate the cover page,
i.e. all pages preceding the table of content. \fIcoverfile\fP
must be in \fBgroff_ms\fP(7) format.
.SH ENVIRONMENT
.TP
.B
SOURCE_DATE_EPOCH
Unix timestamp that is used for \fIdate\fP in header instead
of current \fIdate\fP.
.SH EXAMPLE
To build a reference manual from section 2 man, do:
.PP
.nf
.fam C
    $ cd /usr/share/man/man2
    $ bookman -p -t 'Unix Reference Manual' * >book.pdf

.fam T
.fi
.SH SEE ALSO
\fBman\fP(1), \fBmandoc\fP(7), \fBgroff_ms\fP(7), \fBgroff\fP(1), \fBtroff\fP(1), \fBgrops\fP(1),
\fBgxditview\fP(1), \fBps2pdf\fP(1).
.SH AUTHOR
Marc Vertes <mvertes@free.fr>