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.TH M2PS 1 "1993 May 9"
.UC 4
.SH NAME
m2ps -- converter from Mule code (*internal*) to PostScript
.SH SYNOPSIS
.B m2ps
[
.I options
] <
.I infile
>
.I outtile
.br
.SH DESCRIPTION
.I m2ps
runs as a filter and converts a text encoded in Mule
internal code (called *internal*) to a PostScript program to
print it.
.PP
.SH OPTIONS
.TP
.BI \-ps " file"
Use
.I file
as a header for PostScript.
.TP
.BI \-dpi " num"
Use
.I num
as a resulution of output device.  Default is 300.
.TP
.BI \-fs " num"
Use
.I num
as FontScale in point.  Default is 10.
.TP
.BI \-lp " num"
Use
.I num
as LinePitch in point.  Default is 14.
.TP
.BI \-ml " num"
Use
.I num
as a line counts in a page.  Default is 56.
.TP
.BI \-tm " num"
Use
.I num
as a TopMargin in point.  Default is 800.
.TP
.BI \-lm " num"
Use
.I num
as LeftMargin in point.  Default is 30.
.TP
.B \-sm
Indicate your PostScript printer has short memory.
.TP
.B \-bm
Indicate your PostScript printer has large memory.  This is
the default.
.TP
.BI \-fp " pathlist"
Use
.I pathlist
as a comma-separated search path of BDF files.  
.TP
.BI \-cs " file"
Use
.I file
as a path of a file CHARSETS which contains information of
character sets and fonts.
.PP
.SH FONT SPECIFICATION
.I m2ps
search for BDF files according to a pathlist (list of
comma-separeated directory) and filenames described in file
CHARSETS.  Each line of this file contains information about
one character set.  The line has 7 to 9 columns each
separated by ':'.  The columns are: LEADING-CHAR, BYTES,
COLUMNS, TYPE, GRAPHIC, FINAL-CHAR, DIRECTION, DOCUMENT,
BDF-FILE, and ENCODING.  By modifying this file, you can
specify different BDF files.  You don't have to specify
ENCODING for 2-byte character sets such as Chinese,
Japanese, and Korean (as for Big5, you should specify 1 for
ETen and 2 for HKU).
.PP
.SH FILES
/usr/local/lib/emacs/$VERSION/etc/m2ps.ps - PostScript header file.

/usr/local/lib/emacs/$VERSION/etc/CHARSETS - A file which contains
information of character sets and fonts.

/usr/local/lib/emacs/$VERSION/etc/demo.ps - PostScript file created by
m2ps.  The Original file is in 'doc' directory.
.PP
.SH AUTHORS
.PP
This program was written by Ken'ichi HANDA of
Electrotechnical Laboratory, JAPAN.