man pages in plain text - how to?

Wayne wc_fbsd at
Fri Jun 9 19:01:15 UTC 2006


Was wondering how to get "man" to output pages in plain text?  I want 
the basic formating (indentation & whatnot) but NOT the bold and other 
special effects.  Just ascii text I can grep through.  I tried setting 
the terminal type to "dumb" and the stupid thing still tries to do 
back-space overstrike bolding (jeesh - even LA-120s had fancier print 
capabilities than that, IIRC.)

   -Thanks,  Wayne

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