1. NAME

pbmtolj - convert a portable bitmap into HP LaserJet format

2. SYNOPSIS

pbmtolj [ -resolution N ] [ -float ] [ -noreset ] [ -packbits ] [ -delta ] [ -compress ] [ pbmfile ] [ -copies N ]

3. DESCRIPTION

Reads a PBM image as input. Produces HP LaserJet data as output.

Note that there is no ljtopbm tool.

4. OPTIONS

-resolution

    Specifies the resolution of the output device, in dpi. Typical values are 75, 100, 150, 300, and 600. The default is 75.

-float

    Suppresses positioning information. The default is to write the sequence ESC & l 0 E to the output file.

-noreset

    Prevents pbmtolj from writing the reset sequences to the beginning and end of the output file.

-packbits

    Enables use of TIFF packbits compression.

-delta

    Enables use of delta-between-rows compression.

-compress

    Enables use of both TIFF packbits, and delta-between-rows compression.

-copies

    Specifies the the number of copies. The default is 1. This option controls the "number of copies" printer control;

pbmtolj generates only one copy of the image.

All flags can be abbreviated to their shortest unique prefix.

5. SEE ALSO

R pbm (5)

6. AUTHOR

Copyright (C) 1988 by Jef Poskanzer and Michael Haberler.

-float and

-noreset options added by Wim Lewis.

-delta, -packbits, and

-compress options added by Dave Platt.