Short for manual page, a page of on-line documentation in UNIX systems. Every UNIX command, utility, and library function has an associated man page that you can view by entering the command:
For example, to find out about the man command itself, you would enter:
> man man
If you don’t know the name of the command, but only the general topic, you can use the apropos command,
which lists all the man pages related to the specified topic.
Man pages are stored as nroff files.
- manual recalculation
In spreadsheet programs, a mode in which formulas are not recalculated until you explicitly (manually) run the recalculation function. Compare with automatic recalculation, where cells containing formulas are automatically reevaluated whenever necessary.
- manual submission
Adding your Web site URL and details to search engines individually by hand, rather than using a link submission service or software.
(n.) A file showing the structure of a program after it has been compiled. The map file lists every variable in the program along with its memory address. This information is useful for debugging purposes. Normally a compiler will not produce a map file unless you explicitly ask for it by specifying the appropriate compiler […]
In word processing, the strips of white space around the edge of the paper. Most word processors allow you to specify the widths of margins. The wider the left and right margins, the narrower the page. The wider the top and bottom margins, the shorter the page. If your word processor performs word wrap, it […]
- Markup Language
Markup languages are designed for the processing, definition and presentation of text. The language specifies code for formatting, both the layout and style, within a text file. The code used to specify the formatting are called tags. HTMLis a an example of a widely known and used markup language.