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bug #51076: doc/pic.ms: Remove a repeated word ("the"), untangle, and protect '.' in " ."

Submitted by:  Bjarni Ingi Gislason <bjarniig>
Submitted on:  Sun 21 May 2017 12:20:35 AM UTC  
 
Category:  Preprocessor pic Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  Documentation Status:  Fixed
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  G. Branden Robinson <gbranden>
Open/Closed:  Closed Planned Release:  1.22.4

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Mon 05 Nov 2018 01:50:07 PM UTC, comment #1: 

Fixed in 723b5e7cef7b4cf603a5c5fe42b69b24324d0e30.

G. Branden Robinson <gbranden>
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Sun 21 May 2017 12:20:35 AM UTC, original submission:  

From 6a672c5f646a7af3f73d1b5e47a5ab99a6210702 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Bjarni Ingi Gislason <bjarniig@rhi.hi.is>
Date: Sun, 21 May 2017 00:15:26 +0000
Subject: [PATCH]   Remove a repeated word ("the"), untangle the paragraph and
 change " ." to " \&."

See man-pages(7), chapter "Conventions for source file layout".

Signed-off-by: Bjarni Ingi Gislason <bjarniig@rhi.hi.is>
---
 doc/pic.ms | 11 ++++++-----
 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)

diff --git a/doc/pic.ms b/doc/pic.ms
index 483578e1..4da55e48 100644
--- a/doc/pic.ms
+++ b/doc/pic.ms
@@ -1435,11 +1435,12 @@ reference, usable anywhere a location is needed.  This construction is
 very important for putting together large, multi-part diagrams.
 .PP
 Blocks are also a variable-scoping mechanism, like a \fIgroff\/\fP(1)
-environment.  All variable assignments done inside a block are undone
-at the end of it.  To get at values within a block, write a name of
-the block followed by a dot, followed by the label you
-want.  For example, we could refer the the center of the box in the
-above composite as \fBlast [] .Caption\fP or \fBA.Caption\fP.
+environment.
+All variable assignments done inside a block are undone at the end of it.
+To get at values within a block, write a name of the block followed by a
+dot, followed by the label you want.
+For example, we could refer the center of the box in the above composite as
+\fBlast [] \&.Caption\fP or \fBA.Caption\fP.
 .PP
 This kind of reference to a label can be used in any way any other
 location can be.  For example, if we added \fB"Hi!" at A.Caption\fP
--
2.11.0

Bjarni Ingi Gislason <bjarniig>

 

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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2018-11-05 gbranden Open/ClosedOpen => Closed
        Planned ReleaseNone => 1.22.4
    2017-10-22 gbranden StatusIn Progress => Fixed
    2017-10-22 gbranden CategoryNone => Preprocessor pic
        Item GroupNone => Documentation
        StatusNone => In Progress
        Assigned toNone => gbranden

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