grolbp  - groff driver for Canon CAPSL printers (LBP-4 and LBP-8 series
   laser printers).


   grolbp [ -l ] [ --landscape ] [ -v ] [ --version ] [ -cn ]
          [ --copies=numcopies ] [ -ppaper_size ]
          [ --papersize=paper_size ] [ -oorientation ]
          [ --orientation=orientation ] [ -wwidth ] [ --linewidth=width ]
          [ -Fdir ] [ --fontdir=dir ] [ -h ] [ --help ] [ files... ]


   grolbp is a driver for groff that produces  output  in  CAPSL  and  VDM
   format suitable for Canon LBP-4 and LBP-8 printers.

   For  compatibility  with  grolj4 there is an additional drawing command

   \D'R dh dv'
          Draw a rule (i.e. a solid black rectangle), with one  corner  at
          the  current position, and the diagonally opposite corner at the
          current position +(dh,dv).


   Note that there can be whitespace between a one-letter option  and  its
   argument;  on  the other hand, there must be whitespace and/or an equal
   sign ('=') between a long-name option and its argument.

          Print numcopies copies of each page.

          Print the document with a landscape orientation.

          Set the paper size to paper_size, which must be  a  valid  paper
          size description as indicated in the section PAPER SIZES.

          Print  the  document with orientation orientation, which must be
          'portrait' or 'landscape'.

          Set the default line thickness to width thousandths  of  an  em.
          If  this  option isn't specified, the line thickness defaults to
          0.04 em.

          Print the version number.

          Prepend directory dir/devname to the search path  for  font  and
          device  description  files;  name  is  the  name  of the device,
          usually lbp.

   --help Print a short help text.


   The  driver  supports  the  Dutch,  Swiss  and  Swiss-Narrow   scalable
   typefaces,  each  one  in  the  Regular,  Bold,  Italic and Bold-Italic
   styles.  Additionally, the Courier and Elite  monospaced  typefaces  at
   the  sizes  8  and  12  points (for Courier) resp. 8 and 10 points (for
   Elite) are supported, each one in the Regular, Bold and Italic styles.

   The following chart summarizes the font names you  can  use  to  access
   these fonts:

         Typeface       Regular    Bold    Italic    Bold-Italic 
       Dutch              TR        TB       TI          TBI     
       Swiss              HR        HB       HI          HBI     
       Swiss Narrow       HNR      HNB      HNI         HNBI     
       Courier            CR        CB       CI                  
       Elite              ER        EB       EI                  


   The paper size can be set in the DESC file or with command line options
   to grolbp.  If the paper size is specified both ways, the command  line
   options  take  precedence  over  the  contents  of  the DESC file (this
   applies to the page orientation too).

   See groff_font(5) how to set the paper dimensions in the DESC file.

   To set the paper size in the command line, add

     -p paper-size



   to the other grolbp options, where paper-size is in the same format  as
   in the DESC file.

   If  no  paper size is specified in the DESC file or the command line, a
   default size of A4 is used.


   As with the page size, the orientation of the printed page (portrait or
   landscape)  can  be  set in the DESC file or with command line options.
   It is also case insensitive.

   To set the orientation in  the  DESC  file,  insert  a  line  with  the
   following content:

     orientation [portrait|landscape]

   Only the first valid orientation command in the DESC file is used.

   To  set  the page orientation with command line options you can use the
   -o or --orientation  option  with  the  same  parameters  (portrait  or
   landscape)  as in the DESC file.  Or you can use the -l option to force
   the pages to be printed in landscape.


   In addition to the usual commands described  in  groff_font(5),  grolbp
   provides  the  command  lbpname  which  sets  the font name sent to the
   printer when requesting this font.  The syntax of this command is:

     lbpname printer_font_name

   *      For bitmapped fonts, printer_font_name has the form


          base_fontname is the font name as it  appears  in  the  printers
          font   listings  without  the  first  letter,  up  to  (but  not
          including) the font size.  font_style can be one of the  letters
          R,  I,  or  B, indicating the font styles Roman, Italic and Bold

          For instance,  if  the  printer's  font  listing  A  shows  font
          'Nelite12I.ISO_USA',   the   corresponding  entry  in  the  font
          description file is

            lbpname NeliteI

          Note that you may need to modify grolbp to add support  for  new
          bitmapped  fonts,  since the available font names and font sizes
          of bitmapped fonts (as documented above) are hard-coded into the

   *      For  scalable  fonts, printer_font_name is identical to the font
          name as it appears in the printer's font listing A.

          For instance, to select the 'Swiss' font in  bold  style,  which
          appears  in  the  printer's  font listing A as 'Swiss-Bold', the
          required lbpname command line is

            lbpname Swiss-Bold

   The argument of lbpname is case sensitive.


          A list of  directories  in  which  to  search  for  the  devname
          directory  in  addition  to  the default ones.  See troff(1) and
          groff_font(5) for more details.


          Device description file.

          Font description file for font F.

          Macros for use with grolbp.


   groff(1), troff(1), groff_out(5), groff_font(5), groff_char(7)


   Copyright  1994-2014 Free Software Foundation, Inc.

   Permission is granted to make and distribute verbatim  copies  of  this
   manual  provided  the  copyright  notice and this permission notice are
   preserved on all copies.

   Permission is granted to copy and distribute modified versions of  this
   manual  under  the  conditions  for verbatim copying, provided that the
   entire resulting derived work is  distributed  under  the  terms  of  a
   permission notice identical to this one.

   Permission  is  granted  to  copy  and  distribute translations of this
   manual into another language, under the above conditions  for  modified
   versions,  except  that  this  permission  notice  may  be  included in
   translations approved by the Free Software Foundation instead of in the
   original English.

   Modified by Francisco Andrs Verd <> for the grolbp

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