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foo2xqx - Convert Ghostscript pbmraw into a XQX printer stream

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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].
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 M1005
standard 1
transparency 2
envelope 257
letterhead 259
thick 261
postcard 262
labels 263
-p paper
Paper code to send to printer [1].
1 letter 9 A4
5 legal 11 A5
7 executive 13 B5
20 env #10 27 env DL
28 env C5 34 env B5
37 env Monarch 257 16k 197x273
263 16k 184x260 264 16k 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].
1 upper 4 manual
2 lower 7 auto
-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].
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.

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.
1 Cyan
2 Magenta
3 Yellow
4 Black
-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/
Sun Jun 18 15:05:18 2017 foo2xqx 0.0