[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

this could be a bug!?

From: K. Posern
Subject: this could be a bug!?
Date: Sat, 14 Dec 2002 02:12:42 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.4i


Cause this could be a bug and cause the authors email address was unavailable
(see below) I forward my request to this email address.

Hope this is o.k.

----- Forwarded message from Mail Delivery System <address@hidden> -----

X-Failed-Recipients: address@hidden
From: Mail Delivery System <address@hidden>
To: address@hidden
Subject: Mail delivery failed: returning message to sender
X-MailScanner: Found to be clean

This message was created automatically by mail delivery software (Exim).

A message that you sent could not be delivered to one or more of its
recipients. This is a permanent error. The following address(es) failed:

    SMTP error from remote mailer after RCPT TO:<address@hidden>:
    host alpha.dmz-eu.st.com []: 554 <address@hidden>:
    Recipient address rejected: Access denied

------ This is a copy of the message, including all the headers. ------

Return-path: <address@hidden>
Received: from fwd06.sul.t-online.de 
        by mailout10.sul.t-online.com with smtp 
        id 18N0gH-0006Xr-00; Sat, 14 Dec 2002 02:01:25 +0100
Received: from jolie (address@hidden) by fmrl06.sul.t-online.com
        with esmtp id 18N0gA-0upchMC; Sat, 14 Dec 2002 02:01:18 +0100
Received: by jolie (Postfix, from userid 1000)
        id BD13F4664E; Sat, 14 Dec 2002 02:02:21 +0100 (CET)
Date: Sat, 14 Dec 2002 02:02:21 +0100
From: "K. Posern" <address@hidden>
To: address@hidden
Subject: i am puzzled with a2ps!!!
Message-ID: <address@hidden>
Mime-Version: 1.0
Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii
Content-Disposition: inline
User-Agent: Mutt/1.4i
X-Sender: address@hidden


I am STUCK with a2ps... and near to throw it all away ;-)

But ... as always there will be an easy solution for the problem I have ...

... the only misserable thing: I DONT SEE THE SOLUTION :-)

O.k. ... about my problem:

I use a2ps on a debian unstable installation.

dpkg -l|grep a2ps
ii  a2ps           4.13b-16       GNU a2ps 'Anything to PostScript' converter 

I type the following:

a2ps --verbose --debug --pages=1 --columns=1 --rows=1 --portrait 
--chars-per-line=80 --major=rows 4_OSA.pdf -o bla_portrait.ps


a2ps --pages=1 --columns=1 --rows=1 --landscape --chars-per-line=80 
--major=rows 4_OSA.pdf -o bla_landscape.ps

BUT IF I make a DIFF on the files I get the following:

diff bla_portrait.ps bla_landscape.ps 
< %%CreationDate: 2002/12/11 11:58:34
> %%CreationDate: 2002/12/11 11:57:06


I mean I want to TURN these pages! - but it doesn't

I am beginning to run out of paper cause the lots of tries... ;-)

Before the things above I already tried the following:

If I type:

a2ps -1 -a 1 -R 4_OSA.pdf

I get the thing I expect to get:
| Now everything can   |
| be read cause there  |
| is only one page in  |
| landsacpe format on  |
| a landscape page.    |

BUT if I type one of the following:

a2ps -2r -a 1 4_OSA.pdf
a2ps -2R -a 1 4_OSA.pdf
a2ps -2 -a 1 4_OSA.pdf
a2ps -2 -a 1 -r 4_OSA.pdf
a2ps -2 -a 1 -R 4_OSA.pdf
a2ps -a1 -2r 4_OSA.pdf
a2ps -a1 -2R 4_OSA.pdf

Which ALL gave me the SAME output(!):

|          |           |
| Here is  |           |
| text in  |           |
| this dir |           |
| ection!! |           |

But the problem is, that the text which is printed on the left side is BROADER 
than the half of the page thus a part of the page is NOT printed!
Thats because the Text is in landscape format!

So I would LIKE to have something like:

| Now everything can   |
| be read cause there  |
| is only one page in  |
| landsacpe format on  |
| a landscape page.    |
|                      |
|                      |
|                      |
|                      |
|                      |

For any answer / help or HINT WHO could help me I be VERY grateful!!

Cause this is a kind of old problem for me and I didnt get
it solved yet (only with using fineprint on windows or something like

If you need the file 4_OSA.pdf - or any other further information:

Just tell me!


Knuth Posern.

----- End forwarded message -----

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]