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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].

1off2long edge3short edge
-g xpixxypix
Set page dimensions in pixels [10200x6600].
-m media

Media code to send to printer [1].

MediaM1005
standard1
transparency2
envelope257
letterhead259
thick261
postcard262
labels263
-p paper

Paper code to send to printer [1].

1letter9A4
5legal11A5
7executive13B5
20env #1027env DL
28env C534env B5
37env Monarch25716k 197x273
26316k 184x26026416k 195x270
-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].

1upper4manual
2lower7auto
-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].

0don't send any logical clipping amounts
1only send Y clipping amount
2only send X clipping amount
3send both X and Y clipping amounts
-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.

1Cyan
2Magenta
3Yellow
4Black
-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/

Referenced By

foo2xqx-wrapper(1), xqxdecode(1).

Sat Oct 08 18:08:05 2016 foo2xqx 0.0