Man page of PS630
Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: 18 August 1992
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ps630---convert Diablo 630 print files to POSTSCRIPT language format
(Diablo 630-format print files) and converts them to POSTSCRIPT language format
for printing on a POSTSCRIPT printer. If no
are specified, the standard input is used. By default, the POSTSCRIPT language
program is sent to the standard output.
files generated with the
Typewheel emulation information may be specified as options.
Font specifications (for bold and regular) are POSTSCRIPT font names
(e.g., Times-Roman, Times-Bold, Courier-Bold, Courier-BoldOblique).
10, 12, or 15 characters per inch may be selected.
The possible options are:
sets the font to be used for normal printing.
The default is Courier.
sets the font to be used for boldface.
The default is Courier-Bold.
selects type size for printing (both the regular and bold fonts are
scaled to this size).
is in characters per inch and must be 10, 12, or 15.
The default is 12.
causes the POSTSCRIPT language document to be written to the named file rather than
the standard output.
path name of a directory to use instead of
XPSLIBDIRX for the
transcript(1), enscript(1), nroff(1)
Diablo 630 documentation
Adobe Systems Incorporated
Some applications produce "bold" by double striking a character.
This will not appear as bold when translated into the POSTSCRIPT language. Only
bold produced by issuing the proper Diablo command sequence (escape-O)
will result in bold characters.
The output of
cannot be page-reversed.
Times-Roman and Helvetica are narrow fonts that may look squeezed if
no adjustment of page width is made by the application.
The following Diablo 630 commands are not supported: print suppression,
HY-Plot, extended character set, downloading print wheel information or
program mode, page lengths other than 11 inches, paper feeder control,
hammer energy control, remote diagnostic, backward printing control (note,
however, that "reverse printing" is supported).
POSTSCRIPT is a registered trademark of Adobe Systems Incorporated.
Times and Helvetica are registered trademarks of Linotype.
Diablo Systems, Inc. is a Xerox Company.
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