Removing the default 0.25 inch x-offset from postprint


 
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Question Removing the default 0.25 inch x-offset from postprint?

I have set up a printer with
lpadmin -p printername -o protocol=bsd,dest=hostname,banner=never -v /dev/null -m netstandard -T PS -I
to get around some other problems as that the printer completely ignored the print jobs when it was originaly sent as plain text. Sending it as postscript also takes care of non-english characters.

Everything is peachy, except postprint moves everything 0.25" to the right by default. As the print-job is created by a COBOL system, I can't just add "-y x=0" to the lp command to remove it.

Anyone who could give me some pointers how to fix this? Any good swith to lpadmin? Or how I could alter a printer filter... Smilie

Thanks in advance Smilie

Last edited by Lundgren; 11-20-2006 at 11:28 AM..
 
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classes.conf(5)                                                     Apple Inc.                                                     classes.conf(5)

NAME
classes.conf - class configuration file for cups DESCRIPTION
The classes.conf file defines the local printer classes that are available. It is normally located in the /etc/cups directory and is gener- ated automatically by the cupsd(8) program when printer classes are added or deleted. Each line in the file can be a configuration directive, a blank line, or a comment. Comment lines start with the # character. DIRECTIVES
<Class name> ... </Class> Defines a specific printer class. <DefaultClass name> ... </Class> Defines a default printer class. Accepting Yes Accepting No Specifies whether the printer is accepting new jobs. AllowUser [ user @group ... ] Allows specific users and groups to print to the printer. DenyUser [ user @group ... ] Prevents specific users and groups from printing to the printer. Info text Specifies human-readable text describing the printer. JobSheets banner banner Specifies the banner pages to use for the printer. KLimit number Specifies the job-k-limit value for the printer. Location text Specifies human-readable text describing the location of the printer. OpPolicy name Specifies the operation policy for the printer. PageLimit number Specifies the job-page-limit value for the printer. Printer Specifies a printer that is a member of the printer class. QuotaPeriod seconds Specifies the job-quota-period value for the printer. Shared Yes Shared No Specifies whether the printer is shared. State idle State stopped Specifies the initial state of the printer (Idle or Stopped) StateMessage text Specifies the message associated with the state. StateTime seconds Specifies the date/time associated with the state. SEE ALSO
cupsd(8), cupsd.conf(5), mime.convs(5), mime.types(5), printers.conf(5), http://localhost:631/help COPYRIGHT
Copyright 2007-2011 by Apple Inc. 29 April 2009 CUPS classes.conf(5)

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