xdpr - dump an X window directly to a printer
xdpr [filename] [-display host:display] [-Pprinter]
[-device devtype] [option...]
Specifies a file containing a window dump (created by xwd)
to be printed instead of selecting an X window. Specifies
a printer to send the output to. If a printer name is not
specified here, xdpr (really, lpr or lp) will send your
output to the printer specified by the PRINTER environment
variable. Be sure that type of the printer matches the
type specified with the -device option. host:display Normally,
xdpr gets the host and display number to use from
the environment variable DISPLAY. One can, however, specify
them explicitly; see X(1X). Specifies the device on
which the file will be printed. Currently supported:
LA100 HP LaserJet series and other monochrome PCL devices
such as ThinkJet, QuietJet, RuggedWriter, HP560 series,
and HP930 series printers LN03 HP PaintJet (color mode) HP
HP PaintJet XL Color Graphics Printer (color mode) IBM
PP3812 PostScript printer
The default is PostScript. -device lw (LaserWriter)
is equivalent to -device ps and is provided
only for backwards compatibility. This option displays
the list of options known to xdpr.
Any other arguments will be passed to the xwd, xpr, and
lpr or lp commands as appropriate for each.
The xdpr command uses the commands xwd, xpr, and lpr orlp
to dump an X window, process it for a particular printer
type, and print it out on the printer of your choice.
This is the easiest way to get a printout of a window.
xdpr by default will print the largest possible representation
of the window on the output page.
The options for xdpr are the same as those for xpr, xwd,
and lpr or lp. The most commonly-used options are
described above; see the manual pages for these commands
for more detailed descriptions of the many options available.
which display to use by default. which printer to use by
Copyright 1985, 1988, X Consortium
See X(1X) for a full statement of rights and permissions.
xwd(1X), xpr(1X), lpr(1), lp(1), xwud(1X), X(1X)
Paul Boutin, MIT Project Athena
Michael R. Gretzinger, MIT Project Athena
Jim Gettys, MIT Project Athena
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