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       foo2qpdl-wrapper - Convert Postscript into a QPDL printer stream


       foo2qpdl-wrapper [options] [ps-file]


       foo2qpdl-wrapper  is  a  Foomatic  compatible  printer  wrapper for the
       foo2qpdl printer driver.  This script reads  a  Postscript  ps-file  or
       standard input and converts it to Samsung/Xerox QPDL printer format for
       driving the Samsung CLP-300,  CLX-2160,  CLX-3160,  CLP-315,  CLX-3175,
       CLP-600, CLP-610, and Xerox Phaser 6110 QPDL printers.

       This  script can be used in a standalone fashion, but is intended to be
       called from a printer spooler system which uses  the  Foomatic  printer


   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     Print in color (else monochrome).

       -C colormode
              Color correction mode [0].

               1   CRD
              10   ICM color profile (using -G *.icm file)

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

       -m media
              Media code to send to printer [0].

              Media          QPDL
              plain            0
              thick            1
              thin             2
              bond             3
              color            4
              card             5
              labels           6
              envelope         7
              preprinted       8
              cotton           9
              recycled        10
              transparency    11
              archive         12

       -p paper
              Paper size code to send to printer [0].

              | 0   letter   |  1   legal       |
              | 2   A4       |  3   executive   |
              | 6   env #10  |  7   env Monarch |
              | 8   env C5   |  9   env DL      |
              |11   B5jis    | 12   B5iso       |
              |16   A5       | 17   A6          |
              |23   env C6   | 24   folio       |
              |25   env 6.75 | 26   env #9      |
              |28   oficio   |                  |
       -n copies
              Number of copies [1].

       -r xresxyres
              Set device resolution in pixels/inch [1200x600].

       -s source
              Source (Input Slot) code to send to printer [255].
              |          |
              |1   auto  | 2   manual
              |3   multi | 4   tray1

       -t     Draft mode.  Every other pixel is white.

       -2 -3 -4 -5 -6 -8 -9 -10 -12 -14 -15 -16 -18
              Print in N-up.  Requires the psutils package.

       -o orient
              Orientation used for N-up.

              Portrait    -op   (normal)
              Landscape   -ol   (rotated 90 degrees anticlockwise)
              Seascape    -os   (rotated 90 degrees clockwise)

   Printer Tweaking Options
       These are the options used to customize the operation of foo2qpdl for a
       particular printer.

       -u xoffxyoff
              Set  the  offset  of  the start of the printable region from the
              upper left corner, in pixels [varies with paper size].

       -l xoffxyoff
              Set the offset of the end of the printable region from the lower
              right corner, in pixels [varies with paper size].

       -L mask
              Send  the logical clipping values from -u/-l in the QPDL stream.
              foo2qpdl-wrapper always runs Ghostscript  with  the  ideal  page
              dimensions,   so  that  the  scale  of  the  image  is  correct,
              regardless whether or not the printer has  unprintable  regions.
              This  option  is  used to move the position of the clipped image
              back to where it belongs on the page.  The default  is  to  send
              the amount which was clipped by -u and -l, and should be good in
              most cases.

              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

       -z model
              Printer model. Model 0 is the default.

              model   Description
              0       CLP-300, CLX-2160, CLX-3160
              1       CLP-600
              2       CLP-310, CLP-315, CLP-610, CLX-3175
              3       CLP-620

   Color Tweaking Options
       These are the options used to control  the  quality  of  color  output.
       Color correction is currently a WORK IN PROGRESS.

       -g gsopts
              Additional   options   to   pass   to   Ghostscript,   such   as
              -g"-dDITHERPPI=nnn", etc.  This  option  may  appear  more  than

       -G profile.icm
              Convert  profile.icm  to a Postscript color rendering dictionary
              (CRD) using foo2zjs-icc2ps and  adjust  the  printer  colors  by
              using  the  Postscript  setcolorrendering  operator.   (WORK  IN

              Prepend to the Postscript input to  perform  color
              correction  using the setcolortransfer Postscript operator.  For
              example, the file might contain:
              {0.333 exp} {0.333 exp} {0.333 exp} {0.333 exp} setcolortransfer

       -I intent
              Select   profile   intent  from  the  ICM  file.   0=Perceptual,
              1=Colorimetric,  2=Saturation,   3=Absolute.    Default   is   0

   Debugging Options
       These options are used for debugging foo2qpdl and its wrapper.

       -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].


       Create a monochrome QPDL stream from a Postscript document, examine it,
       and then print it using a RAW print queue:

              foo2qpdl-wrapper >
              qpdldecode <
              lpr -P raw

       Create a color QPDL stream from a Postscript document:

              foo2qpdl-wrapper -c > testpage.zc




       foo2qpdl(1), qpdldecode(1)


       Rick Richardson <>