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PostPosted: Sat Apr 28, 2007 2:58 am    Post subject: escape caharcters visible in perldoc Reply with quote

Instead of making the headings bold in perldoc i.e

PERLVAR(1) User Contributed Perl Documentation PERLVAR(1)

NAME
perlvar - Perl predefined variables

DESCRIPTION
Predefined Names

The following names have special meaning to Perl. Most punctuation names have reasonable mnemonics, or analogs in the shells. Nevertheless, if you wish to use long
variable names, you need only say



it shows the escape characters i.e.:

PERLVAR(1) User Contributed Perl Documentation PERLVAR(1)



ESC[1mNAMEESC[0m
perlvar - Perl predefined variables

ESC[1mDESCRIPTIONESC[0m
ESC[1mPredefined NamesESC[0m

The following names have special meaning to Perl. Most punctuation names have reasonable mnemonics, or analogs in the shells. Nevertheless, if you wish to use long
variable names, you need only say



What is wrong and how can i fix this?
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 09, 2008 12:33 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Moved from Other Things Gentoo to Duplicate Threads, as this appears to be the same problem discussed in the topic "Broken MAN pages??? Control Characters?".
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