ul(1)									ul(1)



NAME
  ul - Translates underlining for display on a terminal

SYNOPSIS

  ul [-i] [-t terminal] [file ...]

  The ul command displays the named files (or standard input if none are
  given) with underlining shown as it would be on the printed page.

FLAGS

  -i  Causes the ul command to indicate underlining by a separate line con-
      taining appropriate - (dashes).  This is useful when you want to look
      at the underlining in formatted text output on a cathode ray tube (CRT)
      terminal.

  -t terminal
      Overrides the terminal kind specified in the environment.	 The terminfo
      database is read to determine the appropriate sequences for underlin-
      ing.  If the terminal is incapable of underlining but is capable of a
      standout mode, then that mode is used instead.  If the terminal can
      overstrike, or handles underlining automatically, ul acts like the cat
      command, simply displaying data to the screen.  If the terminal cannot
      underline, underlining is ignored.

DESCRIPTION

  The ul command translates underscores to the sequence that indicates
  display underlining for the terminal in use, as specified by the TERM
  environment variable.

FILES

  /usr/share/lib/terminfo/?/*
		Terminal information database.

RELATED INFORMATION

  Commands:  col(1), colcrt(1), man(1), more(1).

  Files:  terminfo(4).