Searchable Man pages (suggested topic)

  • How to bring up a man page in TM

  • Why? Formatted, searchable, etc.

  • How to configure command to include man(1) pages (edit command to add "1" to list of page types)

  • Can this be done with "mate" from CLI? How?

see also ShellScriptCorner

Not the solution but something to note that may be of some use. You can use the url structure like this to access man pages:


eg x-man-page://banner

A simple method is to use the following command with output sent to html:

     man "$TM_SELECTED_TEXT" | groff -Thtml -mandoc