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bug #48651: catman should support --no-hyphenation --no-justification too

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Submitted on:  Thu 28 Jul 2016 03:59:07 PM UTC  
 
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Thu 28 Jul 2016 03:59:07 PM UTC, original submission:  

`man` supports --no-hyphenation --no-justification, but if using `catman` to generate all man pages, these options won't be respected when calling `man`, as formatting is already done.

Please add --no-hyphenation and --no-justification options to `catman` too (and possibly use MANOPT with it too, to avoid having to create multiple aliases).

(Hyphenation breaks `less` basic search feature, with hyphenated words no being matched, which is very important for large man pages, and when using man pages a lot... It can make reading more difficult too, while man pages can already be quite difficult to read... And justification, without hyphenation, can make them even more difficult to read, with spaces in weird places...).

Thanks in advance.

Anonymous

 

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