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Re: How to use the "mom" '.FT' macro with a period?

From: Thomas Dupond
Subject: Re: How to use the "mom" '.FT' macro with a period?
Date: Sat, 09 Apr 2022 20:46:03 +0200

Steve Ross via <> wrote:

> Groffers,
> Following is the content of a "mom"-formatted file that poses a question to 
> you.
> --- begin ---This is Roman font.
> .br
> This is a sentence ending with a word in the italic font
> (by using in-line escape sequences)
> before ending with a Roman font \fIperiod\fP.
> .br
> When using the "mom" macro of `.FT' instead of escape sequences,
> I would like to end a sentence with a Roman font
> .FT I
> period
> .FT R
> .br
> How would I do that?

I would do

Some sentence\c

> My problem is that I cannot start the next text line with the period
> that ends the sentence because "groff" would interpret that as a control 
> linewith a command rather than a period.--- end ---
> Thanks for any help,
> -- Steve


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