xdpr - dump an X window directly to a printer
xdpr [filename] [-display host:display] [-Pprinter] [-device devtype] [option...]
Specifies a file containing a window dump (created by xwd) to be printed instead of selecting an X window. Specifies a printer to send the output to. If a printer name is not specified here, xdpr (really, lpr or lp) will send your output to the printer specified by the PRINTER environment variable. Be sure that type of the printer matches the type specified with the -device option. host:display Normally, xdpr gets the host and display number to use from the environment variable DISPLAY. One can, however, specify them explicitly; see X(1X). Specifies the device on which the file will be printed. Currently supported: Digital LA100 HP LaserJet series and other monochrome PCL devices such as ThinkJet, QuietJet, RuggedWriter, HP560 series, and HP930 series printers Digital LN03 HP PaintJet (color mode) HP HP PaintJet XL Color Graphics Printer (color mode) IBM PP3812 PostScript printer
Any other arguments will be passed to the
as appropriate for each.
The xdpr command uses the commands xwd, xpr, and lpr orlp to dump an X window, process it for a particular printer type, and print it out on the printer of your choice. This is the easiest way to get a printout of a window. xdpr by default will print the largest possible representation of the window on the output page.
The options for
are the same as those for
lp. The most commonly-used options are described above; see the
manual pages for these commands for more detailed descriptions of the many
which display to use by default.
which printer to use by default.
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