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author mpm@selenic.com
date Thu, 23 Jun 2005 17:51:03 -0800
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1 Mercurial's documentation is currently kept in ASCIIDOC format, which
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2 is a simple plain text format that's easy to read and edit. It's also
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3 convertible to a variety of other formats including standard UNIX man
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4 page format and HTML.
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6 To do this, you'll need to install ASCIIDOC:
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8 http://www.methods.co.nz/asciidoc/
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10 To generate the man page:
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12 asciidoc -d manpage -b docbook hg.1.txt
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13 xmlto man hg.1.xml
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15 To display:
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17 groff -mandoc -Tascii hg.1 | more
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19 To create the html page (without stylesheets):
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21 asciidoc -b html hg.1.txt