1. NAME

paperconf - print paper configuration informations

2. SYNOPSYS

paperconf [ [

-p ] paper |

-d |

-a ] [

-z ] [

-n |

-N ] [

-s |

-w |

-h ] [

-c |

-m |

-i ]

3. DESCRIPTION

paperconf prints informations about a given paper. The informations that can be obtaineed are the name of the paper, its size and its width or height. When called without arguments,

paperconf prints the name of the system- or user-specified paper, obtained by looking in order at the

PAPERSIZE environment variable, at the contents of the file specified by the

PAPERCONF environment variable, at the contects of

/etc/papersize or by using

letter as a fall-back value if none of the other alternatives are successful. By default, width and height of the paper are printed in PostScript points.

4. OPTIONS

  • -p paper
        Specify the name of the paper about which informations are asked.

-d

    Use the default builtin paper name.

-a

    Consider all known papers names.

-z

    If the paper name is unknown, print it but issue a message on the standard error and exit with a non-zero code.

-n

    Print the name of the paper.

-N

    Print the name of the paper with the first letter capitalized.

-s

    Print the size (width followed by height) of the paper.

-w

    Print the width of the paper.

-h

    Print the height of the paper.

-c

    Use centimetres as unit for paper size.

-m

    Use millimetres as unit for paper size.

-i

    Use inches as unit for paper size.

5. ENVIRONMENT

PAPERSIZE

                    Paper size to use regardless of what the papersize file contains.

PAPERCONF

                    Full path to a file containing the paper size to use.

6. FILES

/etc/papersize

                    Contains the name of the system-wide default paper size to be used if the

PAPERSIZE and

PAPERCONF variables are not set.

7. AUTHOR

Yves Arrouye < >

8. SEE ALSO

R papersize (5)