printing jpeg slides to a Postscript printer

Matthias Apitz guru at
Mon Jun 25 13:14:40 UTC 2012

El día Monday, June 25, 2012 a las 02:52:24PM +0200, Wojciech Puchar escribió:

> simplest case:
> 1)convert them in batch to postscript.

I did this already with:

for i in *.jpg do ; convert $i $ ; done

this works fin;

> 2)place it with mpage, many on one page.

and now a

mpage -bA4 -4 *.ps > /tmp/

gives a 10 page PS file, each page divided by fine lines into 4 sub
pages; but on any of the 10 pages one of the slides is put into the
upper left sub page area; what I'm missing?

the man page of mpage says "... with the text reduced in size so that
several pages appear on one sheet of paper..."; it seems it does work
with images, or?


Matthias Apitz
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