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NAME

foo2oak – Convert Ghostscript pbmraw, pgmraw or bitcmyk format into an
OAKT printer stream

SYNOPSIS

foo2oak [options] OAKT-file

foo2oak [options] OAKT-file

foo2oak [options] OAKT-file

DESCRIPTION

foo2oak converts Ghostscript pbmraw or bitcmyk output formats to mono‐
chrome or color OAKT streams, for driving the HP Color LaserJet 1500
laser printer, Kyocera KM-1636/KM-2035 copiers, and other OAKT-based
printers.

COMMAND LINE

OPTIONS

Normal Options
These are the options used to select the parameters of a print job that
are usually controlled on a per job basis.

-c Force color mode if autodetect doesn’t work.

-d duplex
Duplex code to send to printer [1].
│ │ │
│1 off │ 2 long edge │ 3 short edge

-g xpixxypix
Set page dimensions in pixels [10200×6600].

-m media
Media code to send to printer [1].

────────────────────
Media Code
────────────────────
autoselect 0
plain 1
preprinted 2
letterhead 3
transparency 4
prepunched 5
labels 6
bond 7
recycled 8
color 9
cardstock 10
envelope 11
light 13
tough 14
vellum 15
rough 16
thick 19
highqual 20

-p paper
Paper code to send to printer [1].

┌─────────────────┬─────────────────┐
│ 1 letter │ 3 ledger │
│ 5 legal │ 6 statement │
│ 7 executive │ 8 A3 │
│ 9 A4 │ 11 A5 │
│ 12 B4 │ 13 B5jis │
│ 14 folio │ 19 env9 │
│ 20 env10 │ 27 envDL │
│ 28 envC5 │ 30 envC4 │
│ 37 envMonarch │ 257 A6 │
│258 B6 │ 259 B5iso │
│260 env6 │ │
└─────────────────┴─────────────────┘
-n copies
Number of copies [1].

-r xresxyres
Set device resolution in pixels/inch [600×600].

-s source
Source (InputSlot) code to send to printer [7].
│ │
│1 tray1 │ 2 tray2
│4 manual │ 7 auto

-J filename
Filename string to send to printer.

-U username
Username string to send to printer.

Printer Tweaking Options
These are the options used to customize the operation of foo2oak for a
particular printer.

-u xoffxyoff
Set the offset of the start of the printable region from the
upper left corner, in pixels [0x0].

-l xoffxyoff
Set the offset of the end of the printable region from the lower
right corner, in pixels [0x0].

-L mask
Send logical clipping amounts implied by -u/-l in the OAKT
stream [3].

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

-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.

-M mirror
Mirror bytes. Mirror is 0 for Kyocera KM-1635/KM-2035 and 1 for
the HP Color LaserJet 1500. The default is 1.

-z model
Model is 0 for the HP Color LaserJet 1500, and 1 for the Kyocera
KM-1635/KM-2035 copiers. The default is 0.

Debugging Options
These options are used for debugging foo2oak.

-S 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.

1 Cyan
2 Magenta
3 Yellow
4 Black

-D level
Set Debug level [0].

EXAMPLES
Create a black and white OAKT stream:

gs -q -dBATCH -dSAFER -dQUIET -dNOPAUSE
-sPAPERSIZE=letter -r600x600 -sDEVICE=pbmraw
-sOutputFile=- – < testpage.ps | foo2oak -r600x600 -g5100x6600 -p1 >testpage.oak

Create a color OAKT stream:

gs -q -dBATCH -dSAFER -dQUIET -dNOPAUSE
-sPAPERSIZE=letter -g5100x6600 -r600x600 -sDEVICE=bitcmyk
-sOutputFile=- – < testpage.ps | foo2oak -r600x600 -g5100x6600 -p1 >testpage.oak

FILES
/usr/bin/foo2oak

SEE ALSO

foo2oak-wrapper, oakdecode

AUTHOR

Rick Richardson
http://foo2oak.rkkda.com/