1. NAME

foo2xqx - Convert Ghostscript pbmraw into a XQX printer stream

2. SYNOPSIS

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

3. DESCRIPTION

foo2xqx converts Ghostscript pbmraw to monochrome XQX streams, for driving the HP LaserJet M1005 MFP and other XQX-based printers.

4. COMMAND LINE OPTIONS

4.1. 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\0 duplex
        Duplex code to send to printer [1].
  • -g\0 xpix x ypix
        Set page dimensions in pixels [10200x6600].
  • -m\0 media
        Media code to send to printer [1].
  • -p\0 paper
        Paper code to send to printer [1].
  • -n\0 copies
        Number of copies [1].
  • -r\0 xres x yres
        Set device resolution in pixels/inch [1200x600].
  • -s\0 source
        Source (InputSlot) code to send to printer [7].
  • -t
        Draft mode. Every other pixel is white.
  • -J\0 filename
        Filename string to send to printer.
  • -U\0 username
        Username string to send to printer.
| n l | n l | n l .
1 off 2 long edge 3 short edge
l l l
l n n.
_
Media M1005
_
standard 1
transparency 2
envelope 257
letterhead 259
thick 261
postcard 262
labels 263
box;
| n l | n l.
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
box;
| n l | n l.
1 upper 4 manual
2 lower 7 auto

4.2. Printer Tweaking Options

These are the options used to customize the operation of foo2xqx for a particular printer.

  • -u\0 xoff x yoff
        Set the offset of the start of the printable region from the upper left corner, in pixels [0x0].
  • -l\0 xoff x yoff
        Set the offset of the end of the printable region from the lower right corner, in pixels [0x0].
  • -L\0 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.
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

4.3. Debugging Options

These options are used for debugging foo2xqx.

  • -S\0 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\0 level
        Set Debug level [0].
1 Cyan
2 Magenta
3 Yellow
4 Black

5. EXAMPLES

Create a black and white XQX stream:

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

6. FILES

R /usr/bin/foo2xqx

7. SEE ALSO

R foo2xqx-wrapper (1),

R xqxdecode (1)

8. AUTHOR

Rick Richardson < >
http://foo2xqx.rkkda.com/ .em pdf_outline