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DJSCRIPT(1) Debian Linux DJSCRIPT(1)


djscript - A text formatter for the HP DeskJet printer.


djscript [Options][<fil>...]


The tool's purpose is to make better use of the HP DeskJet's text modes. On one hand djscript enables the user to easily choose the different text modes of the DeskJet. On the other hand there are some add-ons supposed to make some if these modes really useful.

djscript now uses the libpaper library to handle the paper name.


-F<font> Select font: `courier', `cgtimes', `lettgoth' (default: `courier')

Print to file <prfil> (default: -'). If <prfil> equals `-', standard output is taken. If <prfil> equals `:<cmd>', output is piped into <cmd>
Select paper size: `dina4', `legal', `letter' (default is libpaper default)
Select character set: `ascii', `ansi', `ecma', `pc8', `pc850', `hpr8', `hpl' (default: `ascii')
Letter Quality instead of Draft.
Italics font.
Narrow printing. `horizontal double density' (ignored with font `cgtimes')
Low font. `vertical double density'
Small font, the same as narrow and low.
Landscape orientation instead of portrait. (works only with font `courier normal')
Set the logical page height to <n> lines.
Produce multi column output of <n> text columns (n) or columns of <n> characters width each (w).
Logical pages of 66 lines and 79 columns each.
set left/right/top/bottom margin to column/row <n>.
Horizontal and vertical spacing factors.
Print pages in page range specification <pgs> only. <pgs> is a comma separated list of expressions of the form i, -i, i-j, or i- where i and j denote logical page numbers.
Ignore Ctrl-L characters.
Start each file on a new physical page.
Separate logical pages by horizontal and vertical bars.
Show the page geometry; do not print.
Be quiet.
Show nonwarranty and copying info.
Show help info.


paperconf(1), papersize(5), paperconfig(8).


This manual page was written by Craig Small <>, for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).

June 1996 Debian Project