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Date:      Tue, 30 Oct 2012 11:38:25 +0000
From:      Steve O'Hara-Smith <ateve@sohara.org>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Cc:        mexas@bristol.ac.uk
Subject:   Re: how to disable page breaks in line printer
Message-ID:  <20121030113825.d1d8b74d0540bfadddae585d@sohara.org>
In-Reply-To: <201210301053.q9UAruq8083552@mech-cluster241.men.bris.ac.uk>
References:  <201210301053.q9UAruq8083552@mech-cluster241.men.bris.ac.uk>

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On Tue, 30 Oct 2012 10:53:56 GMT
Anton Shterenlikht <mexas@bristol.ac.uk> wrote:

> I thought from reading printcap(5)
> that pl sets page length is lines,
> so if I make it long enough, I should
> see no page breaks. Still, I get
> empty space at the bottom of the
> physical page and empty space at
> the top of the next.
> Surely I'm missing someting.
> How to get rid of this empty space?

	The printer may be doing this internally, many dot matrix printers
had the ability to set the page length and perforation skip on DIP
switches.

-- 
Steve O'Hara-Smith <ateve@sohara.org>



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