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foomatic-ppdfile(1) [centos man page]

FOOMATIC-PPDFILE(1)					      General Commands Manual					       FOOMATIC-PPDFILE(1)

foomatic-ppdfile - Generate a PPD file for a given printer/driver combo SYNOPSIS
foomatic-ppdfile [-w] [-d <driver>] -p <printerid> foomatic-ppdfile [-A] [-P pattern] foomatic-ppdfile -h DESCRIPTION
The first form of the foomatic-ppdfile to compute the spooler-independent Foomatic PPD file for any valid printer/driver combo available in the Foomatic database, both for printing with foomatic-rip(1) and for applications/clients being able to access the printer's options. The PPD file is returned on standard ouput. If the driver is not specified, the default driver is used. The second form of the foomatic-ppdfile program will search the printer database and return either all printer entries or those whose name and/or model information match a regular expression. The last form prints a help message and exits. Options -d drivername The (optional) driver name to use. If the driver name is not supplied, the default or first driver in the printers compatible driver list is used. -p printer id The printer id. -w Return a PPD file that conforms to the Microsoft Windows format limitations. -A Return all printer entries in the database. -Ppattern Return all printer entries in the database which match the regular expression. SEE ALSO foomatic-rip(1) EXIT STATUS
foomatic-ppdfile returns 0 on success, 1 otherwise. AUTHOR
Manfred Wassmann <> for the foomatic project using output from the associated binary. Modified and updated by Patrick Powell <papowell at>. BUGS
None so far. Please post bug reports on Foomatic Project 2001-05-07 FOOMATIC-PPDFILE(1)

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foomatic-addpjloptions - Format PJL option information the for foomatic database SYNOPSIS
foomatic-addpjloptions [-dafis][-o dir] -p printer_ID [pjl_info_file] foomatic-addpjloptions [-dafq] [pjl_info_file] foomatic-addpjloptions -h Description foomatic-addpjloptions formats the PJL information file (or STDIN) into a format usable by the Foomatic database. Options -a Convert all PJL options in the information file. -d Enable debugging information. -f Do not ask for permission, force conversion. -h Print a help message and exit. -q Print a summary of the PJL information. This output is not compatible with the foomatic database, and is useful for debugging. -s Produce a single option file containing all the option values. -o dir The directory the option information files are written to. -p printer_ID Name of the printer in the foomatic database. This is used to extract printer manufacturer and model information. pjl_info_file File with PJL information returned by the printer. If this filename is not provided, the PJL options are taken from standard input. FILES
/usr/share/foomatic/templates/pjl*.xml Template files for option information. ./foomatic-db/opts Option information stored in this directory. EXIT STATUS
foomatic-addpjloptions returns 0 on success, and a nonzero value on failure. AUTHOR
Manfred Wassmann <> for the foomatic project using output from the associated binary. Modified by Patrick Powell (<papowell at>). BUGS
Please post bug reports on Foomatic Project 2001-05-07 FOOMATIC-ADDPJLOPTIONS(8)

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