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foo2oak - Convert Ghostscript pbmraw, pgmraw or bitcmyk format into an OAKT

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NAME

foo2oak - Convert Ghostscript pbmraw, pgmraw or bitcmyk format into an OAKT printer stream

SYNOPSIS

foo2oak [options] <pbmraw-file >OAKT-file
 
foo2oak [options] <pgmraw-file >OAKT-file
 
foo2oak [options] <bitcmyk-file >OAKT-file

DESCRIPTION

foo2oak converts Ghostscript pbmraw or bitcmyk output formats to monochrome or color OAKT streams, for driving the HP Color LaserJet 1500 laser printer, Kyocera KM-1636/KM-2035 copiers, and other OAKT-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.
-c
Force color mode if autodetect doesn't work.
-d duplex
Duplex code to send to printer [1].
1 off 2 long edge 3 short edge
-g xpixxypix
Set page dimensions in pixels [10200x6600].
-m media
Media code to send to printer [1].
Media Code
autoselect 0
plain 1
preprinted 2
letterhead 3
transparency 4
prepunched 5
labels 6
bond 7
recycled 8
color 9
cardstock 10
envelope 11
light 13
tough 14
vellum 15
rough 16
thick 19
highqual 20
-p paper
Paper code to send to printer [1].
1 letter 3 ledger
5 legal 6 statement
7 executive 8 A3
9 A4 11 A5
12 B4 13 B5jis
14 folio 19 env9
20 env10 27 envDL
28 envC5 30 envC4
37 envMonarch 257 A6
258 B6 259 B5iso
260 env6
-n copies
Number of copies [1].
-r xresxyres
Set device resolution in pixels/inch [600x600].
-s source
Source (InputSlot) code to send to printer [7].
1 tray1 2 tray2
4 manual 7 auto
-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 foo2oak 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 OAKT stream [3].
0 don't send any logical clipping amounts
1 only send Y clipping amount
2 only send X clipping amount
3 send 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.
-M mirror
Mirror bytes. Mirror is 0 for Kyocera KM-1635/KM-2035 and 1 for the HP Color LaserJet 1500. The default is 1.
-z model
Model is 0 for the HP Color LaserJet 1500, and 1 for the Kyocera KM-1635/KM-2035 copiers. The default is 0.

Debugging Options

These options are used for debugging foo2oak.
-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.
1 Cyan
2 Magenta
3 Yellow
4 Black
-D level
Set Debug level [0].
 

EXAMPLES

Create a black and white OAKT stream:
 
gs -q -dBATCH -dSAFER -dQUIET -dNOPAUSE  
    -sPAPERSIZE=letter -r600x600 -sDEVICE=pbmraw  
    -sOutputFile=- - < testpage.ps  
| foo2oak -r600x600 -g5100x6600 -p1 >testpage.oak
Create a color OAKT stream:
 
gs -q -dBATCH -dSAFER -dQUIET -dNOPAUSE  
    -sPAPERSIZE=letter -g5100x6600 -r600x600 -sDEVICE=bitcmyk  
    -sOutputFile=- - < testpage.ps  
| foo2oak -r600x600 -g5100x6600 -p1 >testpage.oak
 

FILES

/usr/bin/foo2oak

SEE ALSO

foo2oak-wrapper(1), oakdecode(1)

AUTHOR

Rick Richardson <rick.richardson@comcast.net>
 
http://foo2oak.rkkda.com/
Sun Jun 18 15:05:18 2017 foo2oak 0.0