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Preformatted Text Example

pre
The pre command can be used to specify pre-formatted text. This uses a uniformly spaced font and columns in the input correspond directly to columns in the output.

Execute The Following Steps

pre_example.omh
Use an editor of your choice to create the file pre_example.omh in the test directory with the following contents:
     
$begin
pre_example$$
     $section Example Pre-Formatted Text$$
     
     $head A Paragraph Without Heading or Subheading$$
     This paragraph has the heading
     "A Paragraph Without Heading or Subheading"
     directly above it.
     $pre
     
     $$
     This paragraph does not have a heading or subheading
     directly above it.
     
     $head Indenting Text$$
     $pre	$$
     The first line of the text of this paragraph is indented
     using the pre command and a tab character.
     The other lines of text are not indented.
     
     $head A Pre-Formatted Paragraph$$
     $pre
     	minimize   f(x) with respect to x
     	subject to g(x) <= 0
     $$
     
     $end
Note that you can copy and paste the commands above to your editor window. You may just copy the file with the same name from the getting started directory .

Example In This Web Site Context
You can view the result of making pre_example.omh part of the OMhelp help web site by selecting pre_example .

Execute OMhelp
In a command window and in the htm directory execute the following command
 
     omhelp ../pre_example.omh -noframe

Example by Itself
Use a web browser of your choosing to view the file test/htm/pre_example.htm .
Input File: getstarted/start_pre.omh