‘man’ = abbreviation for a "manual"
To find more help on creating and editing man pages, see man –s5 man
To see examples of man pages, check files in /usr/man
How is man organized?
The name, or list of names, by which the command is called, followed by a dash and then a one-line summary of the action performed.
The syntax of the command and its arguments, as typed on the command line.
A narrative overview of the command or function’s external behavior.
The list of options along with a description of how each affects the command’s operation.
.SH RETURN VALUES
A list of the values the library routine will return to the calling program and the conditions that cause these values to be returned.
.SH EXIT STATUS
A list of the values the utility will return to the calling program or shell, and the conditions that cause these values to be returned.
.SH SEE ALSO
A comma-separated list of related manual pages, followed by references to other published materials.
A description of limitations, known defects, and possible problems associated with the command or function.