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NAME

foo2xqx – Convert Ghostscript pbmraw into a XQX printer stream

SYNOPSIS

foo2xqx [options] xqx-file

DESCRIPTION

foo2xqx converts Ghostscript pbmraw to monochrome XQX streams, for
driving the HP LaserJet P1005/P1006/P1007/P1008, the HP LaserJet P1505,
the HP LaserJet P2014, the HP LaserJet M1005 MFP, the HP LaserJet M1120
MFP, the HP LaserJet Pro M1212nf MFP, and other XQX-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.

-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 M1005
─────────────────────────
standard 1
transparency 2
envelope 257
letterhead 259
thick 261
postcard 262
labels 263

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

┌──────────────────┬───────────────────┐
│ 1 letter │ 9 A4 │
│ 5 legal │ 11 A5 │
│ 7 executive │ 13 B5 │
│ 20 env #10 │ 27 env DL │
│ 28 env C5 │ 34 env B5 │
│ 37 env Monarch │ 257 16k 197×273 │
│263 16k 184×260 │ 264 16k 195×270 │
└──────────────────┴───────────────────┘
-n copies
Number of copies [1].

-r xresxyres
Set device resolution in pixels/inch [1200×600].

-s source
Source (InputSlot) code to send to printer [7].

┌──────────┬────────────┐
│1 upper │ 4 manual │
│2 lower │ 7 auto │
└──────────┴────────────┘
-t Draft mode. Every other pixel is white.

-T density
Print density (1-5). The default is 3 (medium).

-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 foo2xqx 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 ZjStream
[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.

Debugging Options
These options are used for debugging foo2xqx.

-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 XQX stream:

gs -q -dBATCH -dSAFER -dQUIET -dNOPAUSE
-sPAPERSIZE=letter -r1200x600 -sDEVICE=pbmraw
-sOutputFile=- – < testpage.ps | foo2xqx -r1200x600 -g10200x6600 -p1 >testpage.zm

FILES
/usr/bin/foo2xqx

SEE ALSO

foo2xqx-wrapper, xqxdecode

AUTHOR

Rick Richardson
http://foo2xqx.rkkda.com/