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TFM(1e) EMBOSS Manual for Debian TFM(1e)


tfm - Displays full documentation for an application


tfm -program string [-outfile outfile] [-html boolean] [-more boolean]

tfm -help


tfm is a command line program from EMBOSS (“the European Molecular Biology Open Software Suite”). It is part of the "Documentation" command group(s).


Input section

-program string

Enter the name of an EMBOSS program

Output section

-outfile outfile

Default value: stdout

-html boolean

This will format the output for displaying as a WWW document. Default value: N

-more boolean

This uses the standard UNIX utility 'more' to display the text page-by-page, waiting for you to read one screen-full before going on to the next page. When you have finished reading a page, press the SPACE bar to proceed to the next page. Default value: @(!$(html))


Bugs can be reported to the Debian Bug Tracking system (, or directly to the EMBOSS developers (


tfm is fully documented via the tfm(1) system.


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05/11/2012 EMBOSS 6.4.0