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Re: OT: duplex entry in printcap

on Wed, Dec 18, 2002 at 11:12:01AM -0500, Derrick 'dman' Hudson (dman@dman.ddts.net) wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 18, 2002 at 04:42:04PM +0100, Martin F Krafft wrote:
> | Hi there,
> | 
> | We have a duplex-capable HP LJ 5MP/Sx at the lab and instead of
> | editing the postscript headers for every file I want to print duplex,
> | it would be much nicer if I could just have an additional entry in
> | /etc/printcap, so that lprng prints duplex when printing via this new
> | entry.
> | 
> | Problem is that I can't find any information on how to do that, or
> | whether it's even possible. debian-user, bear with me and this
> | off-topic post, is there someone out there capable of helping me?


>     .   For the filter, use a script that uses 'sed' or other
>             appropriate tool to do the same editing you are currently
>             doing by hand.

a2ps includes switches to embed the duplex flags into a document.

My own preferred setting is duplex, 2-up.  Uses 1/4 the paper of
full-sheet single-sided, and binders well.


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