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foo2lava

Convert Ghostscript pbmraw or bitcmyk format into a LAVAFLOW or a OPL printer stream

foo2lava [options] <pbmraw-file >lava-file

foo2lava [options] <bitcmyk-file >lava-file

foo2lava [options] <pksmraw-file >lava-file

foo2lava converts Ghostscript pbmraw, bitcmyk, or pksmraw output formats to monochrome or color LAVAFLOW or OPL streams, for driving the Konica Minolta magicolor 2530 DL network color laser printer, the Konica Minolta magicolor 2480/2480 MF AIO printer, and other Zenographics-based LAVAFLOW printers.

Normal Options
These are the options used to select the parameters of a print job that are usually controlled on a per job basis.

-c

Force color mode if autodetect doesn’t work.

-d duplex

Duplex code to send to printer [1].

-g xpixxypix

Set page dimensions in pixels [10200x6600].

-m media

Media code to send to printer [0].

-p paper

Paper code to send to printer [2].

-n copies

Number of copies [1].

-r xresxyres

Set device resolution in pixels/inch [1200x600].

-s source

Source (InputSlot) code to send to printer [255].

-t

Draft mode. Every other pixel is white.

-J filename

Filename string to send to printer.

-U username

Username string to send to printer.

Printer Tweaking Options
These are the options used to customize the operation of foo2lava for a particular printer.
-u
xoffxyoff

Set the offset of the start of the printable region from the upper left corner, in pixels [0x0].

-l xoffxyoff

Set the offset of the end of the printable region from the lower right corner, in pixels [0x0].

-L mask

Send logical clipping amounts implied by -u/-l in the LAVAFLOW stream [3].

-A

AllIsBlack: convert C=1,M=1,Y=1 to just K=1. Works with bitcmyk input only.

-B

BlackClears: K=1 forces C,M,Y to 0. Works with bitcmyk input only.

-z model

Model. The default is [0].

Debugging Options
These options are used for debugging foo2lava.
-S
plane

Output just a single color plane from a color print and print it on the black plane. The default is to output all color planes.

-D level

Set Debug level [0].

Create a black and white LAVAFLOW stream:

gs -q -dBATCH -dSAFER -dQUIET -dNOPAUSE  
-sPAPERSIZE=letter -r1200x600 -sDEVICE=pbmraw  
-sOutputFile=- - < testpage.ps  
| foo2lava -r1200x600 -g10200x6600 -p1 >testpage.zm

Create a color LAVAFLOW stream:

gs -q -dBATCH -dSAFER -dQUIET -dNOPAUSE  
-sPAPERSIZE=letter -g10200x6600 -r1200x600 -sDEVICE=bitcmyk  
-sOutputFile=- - < testpage.ps  
| foo2lava -r1200x600 -g10200x6600 -p1 >testpage.zc

/usr/bin/foo2lava

foo2lava-wrapper(1), lavadecode(1)

Rick Richardson <rick.richardson@comcast.com>
http://foo2zjs.rkkda.com/

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