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RedHat 9 (Linux i386) - man page for gimpprint-mediatypes (redhat section 7)


       gimpprint-mediatypes - Gimp-Print media types

       Gimp-Print  supports  many  different  media  types, which are printer type specific.  The
       option names are case sensitive.  Two names are listed  for  each  resolution;  the  first
       (short)	name  is the mediatype, and the second (long) name is descriptive.  Not all media
       types are supported on all printers.

   Epson and Lexmark (other than the 4076) inkjet printers
       Media Type     Description
       Plain	      Plain Paper
       PlainFast      Plain Paper Fast Load
       Postcard       Postcard
       GlossyFilm     Glossy Film
       Transparency   Transparencies
       Envelope       Envelopes
       BackFilm       Back Light Film
       Matte	      Matte Paper
       Inkjet	      Inkjet Paper
       Coated	      Photo Quality Inkjet Paper
       GlossyPhoto    Premium Glossy Photo Paper
       Luster	      Premium Luster Photo Paper
       Photo	      Photo Paper
       Glossy	      Photo Quality Glossy Paper
       Ilford	      Ilford Heavy Paper
       Other	      Other

       We have found that glossy photo papers not specifically designed for Epson printers gener-
       ally  perform poorly in Epson printers.	The ink tends to pool on the paper, causing muddy
       shadows and possibly leaving ink on the printer	rollers.   Use	of  the  highest  quality
       printing  modes	(1440x720  highest quality and 2880x720 unidirectional) produces the best
       result on such papers, probably because printing is slower and there is more time for  the
       ink to dry.

   Canon printers
       Media Type     Description
       Plain	      Plain Paper
       Transparency   Transparencies
       BackFilm       Back Print Film
       Fabric	      Fabric Sheets
       Envelope       Envelope
       Coated	      High Resolution Paper
       TShirt	      T-Shirt Transfers
       GlossyFilm     High Gloss Film
       GlossyPaper    Glossy Photo Paper
       GlossyCards    Glossy Photo Cards
       GlossyPro      Photo Paper Pro

   PCL (Hewlett-Packard and Lexmark 4076) inkjet printers
       Media Type	Description
       Plain		Plain
       Bond		Bond
       Premium		Premium
       Glossy		Glossy/Photo
       Transparency	Transparency
       GlossyQD 	Quick-dry Photo

       TransparencyQD	Quick-dry Transparency

       PCL laser printers do not allow specification of any media type.

       Copyright (C) 2001 Michael Sweet (mike@easysw.com) and Robert Krawitz (rlk@alum.mit.edu)

       This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of
       the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation;  either  ver-
       sion 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

       This manual page was written by Roger Leigh (roger@whinlatter.uklinux.net)

       gimpprint-color(7),  gimpprint-dithers(7), gimpprint-imagetypes(7), gimpprint-inktypes(7),
       gimpprint-mediasizes(7), gimpprint-mediasources(7), gimpprint-models(7), gimpprint-resolu-

Version 4.2.4				   25 Nov 2002			  GIMPPRINT-MEDIATYPES(7)

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