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NAME

pbmtolj - convert a portable bitmap into HP LaserJet format

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Options
Author

SYNOPSIS

pbmtolj [-resolution N] [-float] [-noreset] [-packbits] [-delta] [-compress] [pbmfile] [-copies N]

DESCRIPTION

Reads a PBM image as input. Produces HP LaserJet data as output.

Note that there is no ljtopbm tool.

OPTIONS

-resolution
  Specifies the resolution of the output device, in dpi. Typical values are 75, 100, 150, 300, and 600. The default is 75.
-float Suppresses positioning information. The default is to write the sequence ESC & l 0 E to the output file.
-noreset
  Prevents pbmtolj from writing the reset sequences to the beginning and end of the output file.
-packbits
  Enables use of TIFF packbits compression.
-delta Enables use of delta-between-rows compression.
-compress
  Enables use of both TIFF packbits, and delta-between-rows compression.
-copies
  Specifies the the number of copies. The default is 1. This option controls the "number of copies" printer control; pbmtolj generates only one copy of the image.
All flags can be abbreviated to their shortest unique prefix.

SEE ALSO

pbm(5)

AUTHOR

Copyright (C) 1988 by Jef Poskanzer and Michael Haberler. -float and -noreset options added by Wim Lewis. -delta, -packbits, and -compress options added by Dave Platt.


pbmtolj (1) 22 April 2000
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