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Title: A Unix print filter for controlling an HP Laserjet printer

This report describes a Unix print filter designed to control an Hewlett Packard Laserjet or other printer that uses Hewlett Packard's Printer Control Language (HP-PCL). The filter gives users the ability to control print pitch, orientation, and indentation by using standard flags to the Unix 1pr. command or multiple entries in the /etc/printcap file and allows both ascii and binary (i.e., graphics and down-loadable fonts) files to be printed. Additionally, the filter provides some accounting capability. The supported print pitch and orientation options are described, as are the different configuration options. The code for the filter and sample entries for the /etc/printcap file are included.
Authors:
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
7249939
Report Number(s):
ORNL/TM-12190
ON: DE92041350
DOE Contract Number:
AC05-84OR21400
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Environmental Sciences Division Publication No. 3959
Research Org:
Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
DOE; USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
99 GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS//MATHEMATICS, COMPUTING, AND INFORMATION SCIENCE; 42 ENGINEERING; NUMBER CODES; PLOTTERS; COMPUTER GRAPHICS; FILTERS; INSTALLATION; MANUALS; PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES; SPECIFICATIONS; COMPUTER CODES; COMPUTER OUTPUT DEVICES; COMPUTER-GRAPHICS DEVICES; DOCUMENT TYPES 990200* -- Mathematics & Computers; 426000 -- Engineering-- Components, Electron Devices & Circuits-- (1990-)