Printing with lpd
wblock at wonkity.com
Mon Aug 4 14:06:35 UTC 2008
On Mon, 4 Aug 2008, Martin Schweizer wrote:
> I'm playing around with lpd. My setup: a FreeBSD 7.0 server and a attached HP LaserJet 2840N (connected via ethernet), my
> hplj2840|lp|Hewlett Packard LaserJet 2840C:\
> and if-simple:
> /usr/local/bin/recode latin1..ibmpc
> The prints are ok so fare (incl. the german umlauts). If I print text mails out from mutt the seems ok too. But if the
> mails has some incorrect wrapped lines (> 72 caracters) the lines are not wrapped on the output. What do I worng here?
There's a PCL command for wrapping long lines: <ESC>&s0C (Untested by
me, I use PostScript.) Your if-simple can send that escape sequence
before the actual file.
/usr/ports/print/enscript is a convenient text to PostScript formatter
which wraps long lines by default.
-Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA
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