Where the output from a2ps goes is determined by the options you specify when typing the command. This document illustrates the basic uses of the a2ps. GNU a2ps is a filter which generates PostScript from various formats, with pretty- printing features, Output Options, What should be done of the output. See the output of `a2ps –list=media’ for the list of supported media. The special medium `libpaper’ means that you want a2ps to ask the library libpaper for the.

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However, a2pps supports very many command-line options that modify this behavior. So if you just want messages and time format to be localized, then define: It has a large number of command-line options.

Outut example, given 2 input files – 1. What is not allowed is to try to prevent others from further sharing any version of these programs that they might get from you. Many new features and improvements have been added since this first version. See section Meta sequences for details.

A marker is a fixed string. As a2ps is not installed by default, you will normally have to install it yourself. The precise conditions of the licenses for the programs currently being distributed that relate to pack are found in the General Public Licenses that accompany them.

For kutput complete list of options, and more information on the a2ps command, type the command:.


In the above command, specify your own driver parameters under driverparameters as described in the previous section. When printing a human file only English may be supportedspelling should be checked. To print outpug text file named a. But since pack sorts them at run time, it may save time if the alphabetical C -order is more or less followed. Ojtput to the previous versions, pack version 4. It is considered as true i.

a2ps (1) – Linux Man Pages

First it would have made the design of the style sheets much more tricky, and today pack would know only 4 or 5 languages. Learn about these in the manual page of a2ps or read the full documentation of a2ps as an info page.

Fourth, we did not feel the need for such a powerful tool: There is no space between the option, -l, and the number of lines. Moreover, since pack is specially devoted to listings, only Courier, which is fix sized, make sense as a base font. There is a couple of things to know about the process.

The basic command for sending a file to a MathLAN printer is lprwith or without a command-line option -Pduerer-Ppacioli-Pescher-Pmoxonor -Ptory to specify a printer. The following table lists several useful options for a2ps.

If these programs are modified by someone else and passed on, we want their recipients to know that what they have is not what we distributed, so that any problems introduced by others will not reflect on our reputation. These are the options ojtput which you may define the information you want to see all around the pages. Some LaTeX commands have no equivalent in PreScriptbut are simply skipped at compilation time if immediately followed by an end-of-line: There should be a space between the option, -P, and the printer name.


Similarly, it will run a file containing Java source code through a Java pretty-printer that italicizes comments and boldfaces keywords automatically, convert a JPEG image file to PostScript, and automatically expand a compressed.

For example you may want to put a postscript file on a web page, or print the document to a postscript printer, with specific postscript formatting commands. In Unix the a2ps command reads a text or ascii file, generates postscript from it, and sends it to a postscript printer, a file, or into another Unix command.

In this mode, some keywords are replaced by a Outptu character which best represents them.

a2ps ascii to PostScript converter, and pretty printer

In the order, they are: It can be a good candidate for generation of PostScript output syntactic pretty-printers, generation of various reports etc. Otherwise, the suffix of the file is compared with every name and abbreviation. The -l option oufput the print command explicitly tells the printer to interpret the input as postscript, and not to print out the postscript as text some postscript printers accept text directly.