PROLOGUE(MDOC) MDOC PROLOGUE(MDOC)

NAME

intro/prologuethe first few lines of a manual page source file

DESCRIPTION

When writing a new manual for portable software, always start with these six lines, always in the order given here:
.Dd month day, year 
.Dt NAME section 
.Os 
.Sh NAME 
.Nm name 
.Nd description

SEE ALSO

Style guide: specify the date of the last change (Dd)
The MANUAL STRUCTURE section and the MACRO REFERENCE entries of these six macros in the mdoc(7) manual.
November 2, 2014 bsd.lv