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NAME

       textps - text to PostScript filter
       nscript - text to PostScript converter

SYNOPSIS

       textps  [  -T[option[,option]*]* ] [ lpr filter options ] [ filename...
       ]

       options: [ c=n ] [ l=n ] [ m=n ] [ t=n ] [ v=n ]

       nscript [ -G ] [ -r ] [ -2 ] [ -t width ] [ -pfile ] [  -Pprinter  ]  [
       filename...  ]

DESCRIPTION

       textps  is a simple text to PostScript filter.  When invoked as nscript
       it (weakly) simulates the Adobe Systems Incorporated enscript  program,
       converting  text  to  PostScript and adding headers.  textps is usually
       invoked automatically by a  print  spooler  while  nscript  is  usually
       invoked  by  a  user.   Input  files  can use ISO Latin-1.  Two or more
       identical overstruck characters are rendered using a bold  font.   Tabs
       are  assumed to be set every 8 character positions.  textps is designed
       to  produce  good  output  with  lpr -p  or  pr | lpr;  if  you   print
       unpaginated  text,  you  will  need  to increase the t option value and
       decrease the v or l option value.

TEXTPS OPTIONS

       c=n    Use n characters to the inch.

       l=n    Use n lines per page.

       m=n    Use a left margin of n points.

       t=n    Position the baseline of the first line of text n  points  below
              the top of the page.

       v=n    Use a vertical spacing of n points.

       The default behaviour is -Tc=12,l=66,m=18,t=8,v=12.

NSCRIPT OPTIONS

       By  default,  nscript  will  send  the  formatted output to lpr; the -P
       option can select the printer.

       -G     Gaudy output - a header and  labels  for  the  input  files  are
              placed on the output page.

       -r     rotated (landscape) output.

       -twidth
              Set tab stop to width characters.

       -2     two column output.

       -pfile send output to file.

       -Pprinter
              spool output to printer using lpr.

       Note: the combination nscript -2Gr is useful for viewing listings.

AUTHORS

       Original Author:
          James Clark <jj@jclark.com>,  used with with his permission;
       Modified by:
          Patrick Powell <papowell@sdsu.edu>

SEE ALSO

       psrev(1), psfilter(1), psbanner(1)

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