how to disable page breaks in line printer

Steve O'Hara-Smith ateve at
Tue Oct 30 11:38:41 UTC 2012

On Tue, 30 Oct 2012 10:53:56 GMT
Anton Shterenlikht <mexas at> wrote:

> I thought from reading printcap(5)
> that pl sets page length is lines,
> so if I make it long enough, I should
> see no page breaks. Still, I get
> empty space at the bottom of the
> physical page and empty space at
> the top of the next.
> Surely I'm missing someting.
> How to get rid of this empty space?

	The printer may be doing this internally, many dot matrix printers
had the ability to set the page length and perforation skip on DIP

Steve O'Hara-Smith <ateve at>

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