how to disable page breaks in line printer
mexas at bristol.ac.uk
Tue Oct 30 12:16:07 UTC 2012
From ateve at sohara.org Tue Oct 30 11:54:11 2012
> 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
yes, got it:
dip switch 2-3
ON: 1-inch skip-over-perforation
OFF: NO skip-over-perforation
Need to power off/on for the new settings
to have effect.
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