Formatting man pages -> txt file

Gerard gerard at
Fri Oct 12 03:58:32 PDT 2007

On October 12, 2007 at 03:14AM Alain G. Fabry wrote:

> I'd like to get a man page in .txt format.
> What I tried was "man man > man.txt", but this gives me the man pages with many control char.
> How can I get a man page to be formatted to a regular .txt file?

	man man | col -bx > man.txt


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