an introduction to the use of the a2ps print filter, for users of the Mathematics Local-Area Network at Grinnell College. @macro pack a2ps. @dircategory Printing utilities @direntry * a2ps:: ASCII to PostScript converter * PreScript: (a2ps) PreScript Input language. By default a2ps tries to put 2 pages on each sheet, this works best side-by-side and landscape, even if you rotate the page a2ps still tries to.

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On failure, plain style is used. Sign up using Email and Password. Printing A4 on Letter-sized paper results in text being cropped at the end of each line in the right column.

a2ps (1) – Linux Man Pages

The corresponding short option takes no arguments, but corresponds to a positive answer. This document describes pack version 4. 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, prinr that any problems introduced by a2pw will not reflect on our reputation.

First it would have made the design of the style sheets much more tricky, and today pack would know only 4 or 5 languages.

For example you may want to put a postscript file on a web page, or print the document to a postscript printer, with specific postscript formatting commands. Some people helped to the translation: Here after bool stands for boolean.


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However, the lpr printt is rather limited. For a complete list of options, and more information on the a2ps command, type the command: Post as a guest Name.

From that version, Akim Demaille generalized the pretty-printing capabilities, implemented more languages support, and prnt a lot other things. I tried using –portrait which ‘kinda’ worked A closing marker may require to end on end-of-line. Similarly, it will run a file containing Java source code through a Java pretty-printer that italicizes comments and boldfaces keywords automatically, convert a JPEG image file to PostScript, and automatically expand a compressed.

It would be great if pack could easily print files written in ISO Latin 2. This guide discusses a few of the features of a program called a2ps, which acts as an interface to a large selection of filters.

And last but not least, using a parser requires that lrint sources are syntactic bug free, which is a2sp strong requirement. Sign up using Facebook. By default, each file begins printing on a new sheet “file alignment”.

a2ps – format files for printing on a PostScript printer – Linux Man Pages (1)

The output may be sent to the printer or to the standard output or saved into a file. Currently Printt don’t know how to do that, but ogonkiky may be of valuable help. Email Required, but never shown. If you want to do a profound translation work, contact us.

The format used is nice and compact: I installed a2ps for printing but the output is landscaped. Read the man page if you want to print double-sided, or you want to number each line in the output. If you are happy with the output of a2ps and want to convert pfint to PDF q2ps, you have to convert the Postscript output itself to PDF with:. If you encoded new encodings support, please contact us. 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.


There is no equivalent to the LaTeX environment enumerate. If aps style is case insensitive, the case does not matter for the keyword, symbol and sequence recognition. Indeed pack just looks for some keywords, or some sequencesi.

General Purpose PostScript Generating Utility

Three fonts are used: By looking at the name of the file and the first few bytes of its contents, a2ps can usually determine printt kind of a file it is.

The following characters should also be quoted to produce good LaTeX files, but are accepted by PreScript: See section Meta sequences for details. There is a general mechanism to avoid special sequences from being interpreted:

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