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GROLBP(1)		    General Commands Manual		     GROLBP(1)

       grolbp  - groff driver for Canon	CAPSL printers (LBP-4 and LBP-8	series
       laser printers).

       grolpb [	-l ] [ --landscape ] [ -v ] [ --version	] [ -cn	]
	      [	--copies=numcopies ] [ -ppaper_size ]
	      [	--papersize=paper_size ] [ -oorientation ]
	      [	--orientation=orientation ] [ -wwidth ]	[ --linewidth=width ]
	      [	-Fdir ]	[ --fontdir=dir	] [ -h ] [ --help ] [ files... ]

       grolbp is a driver for groff that produces output in CAPSL and VDM for-
       mat suitable for	Canon LBP-4 and	LBP-8 printers.

       For  compatibility  with	 grolj4	there is an additional drawing command

       \D'R dh dv'
	      Draw a rule (i.e.	a solid	black rectangle), with one  corner  at
	      the  current position, and the diagonally	opposite corner	at the
	      current position +(dh,dv).

       Note that there can be whitespace between a one-letter option  and  its
       argument;  on  the other	hand, there must be whitespace and/or an equal
       sign (`=') between a long-name option and its argument.

	      Print numcopies copies of	each page.

	      Print the	document with a	landscape orientation.

	      Set the paper size to paper_size,	which must be  a  valid	 paper
	      size description as indicated in the section PAPER SIZES.

	      Print  the  document with	orientation orientation, which must be
	      `portrait' or `landscape'.

	      Set the default line thickness to	width thousandths  of  an  em.
	      If  this	option isn't specified,	the line thickness defaults to
	      0.04 em.

	      Print the	version	number.

	      Prepend directory	dir/devname to the search path	for  font  and
	      device description files;	name is	the name of the	device,	usual-
	      ly lbp.

       --help Print a short help text.

       The driver supports the Dutch, Swiss and	 Swiss-Narrow  scalable	 type-
       faces,  each  one  in the Regular, Bold,	Italic and Bold-Italic styles.
       Additionally, the Courier and Elite monospaced typefaces	at the sizes 8
       and  12 points (for Courier) resp. 8 and	10 points (for Elite) are sup-
       ported, each one	in the Regular,	Bold and Italic	styles.

       The following chart summarizes the font names you  can  use  to	access
       these fonts:

	  |   Typeface	   |  Regular  |  Bold	|  Italic  |  Bold-Italic |
	  | Dutch	   |	TR     |   TB	|    TI	   |	  TBI	  |
	  | Swiss	   |	HR     |   HB	|    HI	   |	  HBI	  |
	  | Swiss Narrow   |	HNR    |  HNB	|   HNI	   |	 HNBI	  |
	  | Courier	   |	CR     |   CB	|    CI	   |		  |
	  | Elite	   |	ER     |   EB	|    EI	   |		  |
       The paper size can be set in the	DESC file or with command line options
       to grolbp.  If the paper	size is	specified both ways, the command  line
       options	take  precedence  over the contents of the DESC	file (this ap-
       plies to	the page orientation too).

       See groff_font(1) how to	set the	paper dimensions in the	DESC file.

       To set the paper	size in	the command line, add

	 -p paper-size



       to the other grolbp options, where paper-size is	in the same format  as
       in the DESC file.

       If  no  paper size is specified in the DESC file	or the command line, a
       default size of A4 is used.

       As with the page	size, the orientation of the printed page (portrait or
       landscape)  can	be  set	in the DESC file or with command line options.
       It is also case insensitive.

       To set the orientation in the DESC file,	insert a line with the follow-
       ing content:

	 orientation [portrait|landscape]

       Only the	first valid orientation	command	in the DESC file is used.

       To  set	the page orientation with command line options you can use the
       -o or --orientation option with the same	parameters (portrait or	 land-
       scape)  as in the DESC file.  Or	you can	use the	-l option to force the
       pages to	be printed in landscape.

       In addition to the usual	commands described  in	groff_font(5),	grolbp
       provides	 the  command  lbpname	which  sets  the font name sent	to the
       printer when requesting this font.  The syntax of this command is:

	 lbpname printer_font_name

       o      For bitmapped fonts, printer_font_name has the form


	      base_fontname is the font	name as	it  appears  in	 the  printers
	      font  listings  without the first	letter,	up to (but not includ-
	      ing) the font size.  font_style can be one of the	letters	R,  I,
	      or  B, indicating	the font styles	Roman, Italic and Bold respec-

	      For instance,  if	 the  printer's	 font  listing	A  shows  font
	      `Nelite12I.ISO_USA',  the	 corresponding	entry  in the font de-
	      scription	file is

		lbpname	NeliteI

	      Note that	you may	need to	modify grolbp to add support  for  new
	      bitmapped	 fonts,	 since the available font names	and font sizes
	      of bitmapped fonts (as documented	above) are hard-coded into the

       o      For  scalable  fonts, printer_font_name is identical to the font
	      name as it appears in the	printer's font listing A.

	      For instance, to select the `Swiss' font in  bold	 style,	 which
	      appears in the printer's font listing A as `Swiss-Bold', the re-
	      quired lbpname command line is

		lbpname	Swiss-Bold

       The argument of lbpname is case sensitive.

	      Device description file.

	      Font description file for	font F.

	      Macros for use with grolbp.

       groff(1), troff(1), groff_out(5), groff_font(5),	groff_char(7)

Groff Version 1.19		11 October 2002			     GROLBP(1)


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