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foo2xqx


NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
COMMAND LINE OPTIONS
EXAMPLES
FILES
SEE ALSO
AUTHOR

NAME

foo2xqx − Convert Ghostscript pbmraw into a XQX printer stream

SYNOPSIS

foo2xqx [options] <pbmraw-file >xqx-file

DESCRIPTION

foo2xqx converts Ghostscript pbmraw to monochrome XQX streams, for driving the HP LaserJet P1005/P1006/P1007/P1008, the HP LaserJet P1505, the HP LaserJet P2014, the HP LaserJet M1005 MFP, the HP LaserJet M1120 MFP, the HP LaserJet Pro M1212nf MFP, and other XQX-based printers.

COMMAND LINE OPTIONS

Normal Options
These are the options used to select the parameters of a print job that are usually controlled on a per job basis.
−d
duplex

Duplex code to send to printer [1].

−g xpixxypix

Set page dimensions in pixels [10200x6600].

−m media

Media code to send to printer [1].

−p paper

Paper code to send to printer [1].

−n copies

Number of copies [1].

−r xresxyres

Set device resolution in pixels/inch [1200x600].

−s source

Source (InputSlot) code to send to printer [7].

−t

Draft mode. Every other pixel is white.

−T density

Print density (1-5). The default is 3 (medium).

−J filename

Filename string to send to printer.

−U username

Username string to send to printer.

Printer Tweaking Options
These are the options used to customize the operation of foo2xqx for a particular printer.
−u
xoffxyoff

Set the offset of the start of the printable region from the upper left corner, in pixels [0x0].

−l xoffxyoff

Set the offset of the end of the printable region from the lower right corner, in pixels [0x0].

−L mask

Send logical clipping amounts implied by −u/-l in the ZjStream [3].

−A

AllIsBlack: convert C=1,M=1,Y=1 to just K=1. Works with bitcmyk input only.

−B

BlackClears: K=1 forces C,M,Y to 0. Works with bitcmyk input only.

Debugging Options
These options are used for debugging foo2xqx.
−S
plane

Output just a single color plane from a color print and print it on the black plane. The default is to output all color planes.

−D level

Set Debug level [0].

EXAMPLES

Create a black and white XQX stream:

gs −q −dBATCH −dSAFER −dQUIET −dNOPAUSE  
−sPAPERSIZE=letter −r1200x600 −sDEVICE=pbmraw  
−sOutputFile=- − < testpage.ps  
| foo2xqx −r1200x600 −g10200x6600 −p1 >testpage.zm

FILES

/usr/bin/foo2xqx

SEE ALSO

foo2xqx-wrapper(1), xqxdecode(1)

AUTHOR

Rick Richardson <rick.richardson@comcast.net>
http://foo2xqx.rkkda.com/

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