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texttopaps - Man Page

UTF-8 to PostScript converter using Pango


paps [options] files...


paps reads a UTF-8 encoded file and generates a PostScript language rendering of the file. The rendering is done by creating outline curves through the pango ft2 backend.


These programs follow the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with two dashes (`-'). A summary of options is included below.


Landscape output. Default is portrait.


Number of columns output. Default is 1.


Set the font description. Default is Monospace 12.


Do rtl layout.

--paper ps

Choose paper size. Known paper sizes are legal, letter, a4. Default is A4.


Set bottom margin in postscript points (1/72 inch). Default is 36.


Set top margin. Default is 36.


Set left margin. Default is 36.


Set right margin. Default is 36.


Show summary of options.


Draw page header for each page.


Interpret the text as pango markup.


Assume the documentation encoding is ENCODING.


Set the lines per inch. This determines the line spacing.


Set the characters per inch. This is an alternative method of specifying the font size.


Indicates that characters should be stretched in the y-direction to fill up their vertical space. This is similar to the texttops behaviour.


paps was written by Dov Grobgeld <dov.grobgeld@gmail.com>.

This manual page was written by Lior Kaplan <kaplan@debian.org>, for the Debian project (but may be used by others).


April 17, 2006