TROFF is a programming language created in 1973. troff is the major component of a document processing system developed by AT&T Corporation for the Unix operating system. troff features commands to designate fonts, spacing, paragraphs, margins, footnotes and more. Unlike many other text formatters, troff can position characters arbitrarily on a page, even overlapping them, and has a fully programmable input language. Read more on Wikipedia...
- TROFF ranks in the top 25% of languages
- the TROFF wikipedia page
- TROFF first appeared in 1973
- See also: unix, bcpl, assembly-language, c, latex, scheme, unicode, tex, scribe
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Example code from the Hello World Collection:
\" "Hello, world!" in troff Hello, world!
Last updated February 18th, 2020