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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Other categories are not concerned by case sensitivity.

a2ps(1) – Linux man page

A symbol, when recognized, is replaced by the corresponding character in the symbol font. It is also possible to specify several closing markers, just mxnual putting them one after the other, for instance taken for the ada style sheet: To make sure that everyone has such rights, we have to forbid you to deprive anyone else of these rights.

If the style is case insensitive, the case does not matter for the keyword, symbol and sequence recognition. As for page device, those variables are device dependent: There are two PostScript instructions you might want to use in your new PostScript prologue: Those three numbers are related to red, green and blue proportions used to designate a color.

Most of them make lpr the default, but it is often possible to ask for a2ps, with or without command-line options, instead. Please, respect the alphabetical order in which the languages are introduced. Hence, if one specifies that arguments of those functions should be ignored in the preamble of the LaTeX document, the numbering manul emulated.


General Purpose PostScript Generating Utility

The main advantages for using PreScript are: You may skip this section if you don’t care how pack does this, and if you don’t expect to implement new styles. John David Stone stone cs. This schema seems to us a good compromise.

This document deals only with a few particularly useful ones; for a full list, type. On a new sheet pack first draws the water mark, then the content of the first page, then the frame of the first page, ditto with the othersand finally the sheet header and footers.

Tags are piece of text pack fetches in the files, according to the style. From that version, Akim Demaille generalized the pretty-printing capabilities, implemented more languages support, and quite a lot other things.

In the following is described how the style sheets are defined.

a2ps(1) – Linux man page

To exit gsenter Ctrl – C. You must make sure that they, too, receive or can get the source code. However, the lpr program is rather limited.

If you want to do a profound translation work, contact us. This style also suits news files.

Keywords are written in bold, strings in Times, comments in Italic etc. Nevertheless, here are some tips on how to design your PostScript styles. This document describes pack version 4. Keywords and regular symbols A keyword if recognized, is just written in a special font.


If the command uses an argument, it is given between curly braces with no spaces between the command name and the argument. But we need in urgency small pieces of information: This order must be taken into account for some meta sequences e. And you must tell them their rights. If these programs are modified by someone else and passed on, we want their recipients to know that what they have is not what we distributed, so that any problems introduced by others will not reflect on our reputation.

It can be a good candidate for generation of PostScript output syntactic pretty-printers, generation of various reports etc. All these options support text as an argument, which is composed of plain strings and meta sequences.

It has a large number of command-line options. The precise conditions of the licenses for the programs currently being distributed that relate to pack are found in the General Public Licenses that accompany them. Working with a2ps 6.