Linux Software Map: a2x


  • Version: 0.9
  • Entered-date: 1994-11-19
  • Description: A tool for formatting+converting ascii to PostScript and other formats, especially for printing. To produce non PostScript output, a2x uses Ghostscript. You may choose upon paper formats, orientations, fonts, their sizes, number of columns and lines per page; you may print only odd/even pages, or just count the number of pages, the output would have; you may print the page's number, the file's name and current date on top of each page; a2x handles tabs and backspaces; a2x supports german umlauts.
  • ftp://sunsite.unc.edu/pub/Linux/system/Printing
  • ftp://sunsite.unc.edu/pub/Linux/system/Printing/a2x-0.9.tar.gz (~10k)
  • Keywords: printing lpr 2up PostScript Ghostscript
  • Author: beck@jack.rhein-main.de (Christoph Beck)
  • Maintained-by: beck@jack.rhein-main.de (Christoph Beck)
  • Platforms: Linux, but should work on any Unix box.
  • Copying-policy: GPL
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