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Re: The footers in a2ps

Paul E Condon wrote:
On Sat, Sep 17, 2005 at 09:15:58PM -0500, Malcolm E. Jordan wrote:

I have installed a2ps version 4.13b-4.3 on Debian 3.1 stable with the 2.4 linux kernel. The program works well with the exception that I cannot get any of the three footers to print. I have gone over the documentation, search the archives, and reinstalled the program but nothing seems to work. I wonder if the code for the footers was complied into this version. I didn't download the source code and probable couldn't understand it if I had it in hand. Does anyone understand what is happening and have any suggestions as how to fix it.

I don't know a2ps, but in other situations I have has trouble with
footers when my print system was configured for A4 paper and I was
using USLetter paper which is slightly shorter. Look for config.
settings of a2ps

Not in this case: I have set the printer to letter and used --medium=Letterdj for a2ps and then output to file: no footers show on the page in gv.

But you are right: setting the printer to letter when you have letter size paper is critical, as I found out the long way ;-)


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