papersize - specify preferred paper size
The papersize file is used to specify the preferred paper size to use
by available commands and programs generating documents.
The format of this file is extremely simple: whitespace and anything
starting with `#' is ignored, and the name of the paper is the first
string found; the case in the name of the paper does not import (see
CAVEATS section however).
The following names are commonly understood by programs: a3, a4, a5,
b5, letter, legal, executive, note and 11x17.
Additional paper names that one may encounter are: a0, a1, a2, a6, a7,
a8, a9, a10, b0, b1, b2, b3, b4, tabloid, statement, note, halfletter,
halfexecutive, folio, quarto, ledger, archA, archB, archC, archD,
archE, flsa, flse, csheet, dsheet, esheet and 10x14.
If the papersize file does not exist, programs using the paper library
default to using paper specified by the PAPERCONF environment variable
or letter paper if this variable is not set.
This manual page documents the format of the papersize file that is
read by the libpaper library. Some programs that read this file do not
yet use the library and may have trouble ignoring whitespace and comments
in the file; they may also require that the paper names use a
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