For a reference manual, see Chapter 3 [Invoking a2ps], page 9. For the definition of some words, see Appendix A [Glossary], page Table of Contents. NAME. a2ps – format files for printing on a PostScript printer. SYNOPSIS. a2ps [OPTIONS] FILES a2ps [OPTIONS] DESCRIPTION. Permission is granted to copy and distribute modified versions of this manual under the conditions for verbatim copying, provided that the entire.

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For instance, in mail-folder style, tag 1 is the title of the mail, and tag 2 its author. In the following is described how the style sheets are defined. And last but not least, using a parser requires that the sources are syntactic bug free, which is a strong requirement. Fourth, we did not feel the need for such a powerful tool: Keywords and regular symbols A keyword if recognized, is just written in a special font.

Permission is granted to copy and distribute translations of this manual into another language, under the above conditions for modified versions, except that this permission notice may be stated in a translation approved by the Foundation. The latest versions may be found on decrease order of service quality: To make sure that everyone has such rights, we have to forbid you to deprive anyone else of these rights. If the width is negative, the value will be printed left-justified.

a2ps, version 4.7.20

majual It is for the same mznual that you can’t expect pack to highlight the function definitions in C. They should be defined in the preamble:. Some LaTeX commands have no equivalent in PreScriptbut are simply skipped at compilation time if immediately followed by an end-of-line: Some other programs — browsers, word processors, mailers — allow you to specify the command line that is invoked when you ask for a document to be printed.


What you are reading comes from this initial Texinfo file. Nevertheless, here are some tips on how to a2pe your PostScript styles. Permission is granted to make and distribute verbatim copies of this manual provided the copyright notice and this permission notice are preserved on all copies. Reformatting PostScript with psutils. They need a2pa to be preceded and followed by characters belonging to the alphabet.

A symbol, when recognized, is replaced by the corresponding character in the symbol font. There are two PostScript instructions you might want to use in your new PostScript prologue: If the style is case insensitive, the case does not matter for the keyword, symbol and sequence recognition.

a2ps and enscript

The subroutines and source code in the pack package are “free”; this means that everyone is free to use them manula free to redistribute them on a free basis. Currently pack support the following meta sequences: Although all level 2 interpreters support page device, they do not have to support all page device options. Headers, footers, titles and the water mark are strings a2pd which some meta sequences are later replaced by their actual values.

This document deals only with a few particularly useful ones; for a full list, type. Indeed pack just looks for some keywords, or some sequencesi.

Otherwise, the suffix of the file is compared with every name and abbreviation. This document was generated on 9 June using the texi2html translator version 1. Calling pack is fairly simple: Two things are to retain from this: Many contributions changes, fixes, ideas were done by a2ps users in order to improve it.


Many new features and improvements have been added since this first version. mmanual

It has a large number of command-line options. Third, mixing several parsers within one program is not easy. By looking at the name of the file and the first few bytes of its contents, a2ps can usually determine what kind of a file it is.

In the order, they are: From the latest known version from Miguel Santana 4. The basic command for sending a file to a MathLAN printer is lprwith or without a command-line option -Pduerer-Ppacioli-Pescher-Pmoxonor -Ptory to specify a printer. You might nevertheless want to change the print command to a2ps, to take advantage of some of the other options.

On failure, plain style is used. A closing marker may require to end on end-of-line. This style also suits news files.

For instance, in the exmh mail agent, the print command can be changed by moving the mouse pointer onto the button labelled Preferencesclicking the left mouse button, moving the mouse pointer onto the button labelled Printing in maanual Preferences window that appears, clicking the left mouse button, and editing either manyal both of the text fields labelled Text print command and PostScript print command to contain a template for an a2ps command line, such as.