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la88cof(8)							   la88cof(8)


  la88cof - Filter for the Simplified Chinese LA88 printer


  /usr/lbin/la88cof [-c] [-h host] [-i indent] [-l length] [-L locale] [-n
  login] [-w width] [accounting_file]


  -c  Prints control characters.

  -h host
      Specifies	the host name of the job owner.	This name can contain Hanzi

  -i ident
      Specifies	the amount of indentation. The default value is	no (no inden-

  -l length
      Specifies	the page length	in lines. The default value is 66.

  -L locale
      Specifies	the printer codeset. This value	must be	a valid	locale name.
      The default value	is zh_CN.dechanzi.

  -n login
      Specifies	the login name of the job owner. This name can contain Hanzi

  -w width
      Specifies	the page width in columns. The default value is	132.


      Specifies	the file to record accounting information.


  The la88cof filter is	used to	filter text data for the LA88-C	printer. The
  filter handles the device dependencies of the	printer	and performs account-
  ing functions. At print job completion times,	accounting records are writ-
  ten to the file specified by the af field in the /etc/printcap file.

  The la88cof filter can handle	plain text files and files that	have been
  preprocessed by nroff.  Either kind of file can contain non-ASCII charac-
  ters.	The filter translates nroff control sequences for underlining, super-
  scripting, and subscripting into the proper control sequences	for the
  LA88-C printer.

  The la88cof filter can be the	specified filter in both the of	and the	if
  fields in the	/etc/printcap file. For	more information on these fields, see

  The LA88-C printer can be configured to use the software on-demand loading
  (SoftODL) mechanism to print user-defined characters (UDCs). See
  i18n_printing(5) for a more detailed description of SoftODL.

  To enable SoftODL printing, set the ys field in /etc/printcap	to 256.	 You
  can also set the default SoftODL database, style, and	size by	including the
  odldb	and odlstyle options in	the ya field.  If you specify a	value for the
  yt field, use	fifo.  For more	information on these fields, see printcap(4).


  The lpr command supports a number of options and associated arguments	to
  enable localization features supported by various printers. The following
  can be used with the la88cof print filter:


	  To specify the SoftODL database path

	  To specify SoftODL font style	and size

  For a	complete description of	the -A option and its arguments, refer to


  The lf field (default	value is /dev/null) in the /etc/printcap file speci-
  fies the name	of the error log.


  Commands: lpr(1), pr(1), lpd(8), pac(8)

  Files: printcap(4)

  Others: i18n_printing(5)