foo2slx man page on ElementaryOS

Man page or keyword search:  
man Server   4994 pages
apropos Keyword Search (all sections)
Output format
ElementaryOS logo
[printable version]

foo2slx(1)							    foo2slx(1)

NAME
       foo2slx	-  Convert  Ghostscript	 pbmraw	 or  bitcmyk format into a SLX
       printer stream

SYNOPSIS
       foo2slx [options] <pbmraw-file >slx-file

       foo2slx [options] <bitcmyk-file >slx-file

       foo2slx [options] <pksmraw-file >slx-file

DESCRIPTION
       foo2slx converts Ghostscript pbmraw, bitcmyk, or pksmraw output formats
       to  monochrome  or color SLX streams, for driving the Lexmark C500 net‐
       work color laser printer and other SLZ-based printers.  The SLX	stream
       is a variant of ZjStream produced by Software Imaging K.K.

COMMAND LINE OPTIONS
   Normal Options
       These are the options used to select the parameters of a print job that
       are usually controlled on a per job basis.

       -c     Force color mode if autodetect doesn't work.

       -g xpixxypix
	      Set page dimensions in pixels [10200x6600].

       -m media
	      Media code to send to printer [0].

	      ───────────────────────
	      Media	     SLX
	      ───────────────────────
	      plain	      0
	      transparency    1
	      labels	      2
	      thick1	      3
	      envelope1	      4
	      thin	      5
	      thick2	      6
	      envelope2	      7
	      middle	      8
	      special	      9

       -p paper
	      Paper code to send to printer [6].

	      ┌───────────────┬─────────────┐
	      │ 6   letter    │	 2   A4	    │
	      │ 9   legal     │	 4   B5	    │
	      │ 8   executive │	 5   B5iso  │
	      │10   env #10   │ 11   env DL │
	      └───────────────┴─────────────┘
       -n copies
	      Number of copies [1].

       -r xresxyres
	      Set device resolution in pixels/inch [1200x600].

       -s source
	      Source (InputSlot) code to send to printer [0].
	      │		│
	      │0   auto │ 1   cassette1

   Printer Tweaking Options
       These are the options used to customize the operation of foo2slx for  a
       particular printer.

       -u xoffxyoff
	      Set  the	offset	of  the start of the printable region from the
	      upper left corner, in pixels [0x0].

       -l xoffxyoff
	      Set the offset of the end of the printable region from the lower
	      right corner, in pixels [0x0].

       -L mask
	      Send  logical  clipping amounts implied by -u/-l in the ZjStream
	      [3].

	      0	  don't send any logical clipping amounts
	      1	  only send Y clipping amount
	      2	  only send X clipping amount
	      3	  send both X and Y clipping amounts

       -A     AllIsBlack: convert C=1,M=1,Y=1 to just K=1.  Works with bitcmyk
	      input only.

       -B     BlackClears:  K=1	 forces	 C,M,Y to 0.  Works with bitcmyk input
	      only.

	  Debugging Options
	      These options are used for debugging foo2slx.

       -S plane
	      Output just a single color plane from a color print and print it
	      on the black plane.  The default is to output all color planes.

	      1	  Cyan
	      2	  Magenta
	      3	  Yellow
	      4	  Black

       -D level
	      Set Debug level [0].

EXAMPLES
       Create a black and white SLX stream:

	      gs -q -dBATCH -dSAFER -dQUIET -dNOPAUSE
		  -sPAPERSIZE=letter -r1200x600 -sDEVICE=pbmraw
		  -sOutputFile=- - < testpage.ps
	      | foo2slx -r1200x600 -g10200x6600 -p1 >testpage.zm

       Create a color SLX stream:

	      gs -q -dBATCH -dSAFER -dQUIET -dNOPAUSE
		  -sPAPERSIZE=letter -g10200x6600 -r1200x600 -sDEVICE=bitcmyk
		  -sOutputFile=- - < testpage.ps
	      | foo2slx -r1200x600 -g10200x6600 -p1 >testpage.zc

FILES
       /usr/bin/foo2slx

SEE ALSO
       foo2slx-wrapper(1), slxdecode(1)

AUTHOR
       Rick Richardson <rick.richardson@comcast.net>
       http://foo2slx.rkkda.com/

[top]

List of man pages available for ElementaryOS

Copyright (c) for man pages and the logo by the respective OS vendor.

For those who want to learn more, the polarhome community provides shell access and support.

[legal] [privacy] [GNU] [policy] [cookies] [netiquette] [sponsors] [FAQ]
Tweet
Polarhome, production since 1999.
Member of Polarhome portal.
Based on Fawad Halim's script.
...................................................................
Vote for polarhome
Free Shell Accounts :: the biggest list on the net