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nroff

(Nontypesetting RunOFF) A Unix utility that formats documents for terminals and dot matrix printers. Using a text editor, troff codes are embedded into the text and the nroff command converts the document into the required output. Complex troff codes are ignored. See troff.



troff

(Typesetting RunOFF) A Unix utility that formats documents for typesetters and laser printers. Using a text editor, troff codes are embedded into the text and the troff command converts the document into the required output. See nroff and TeX.



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