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la88of(8)							    la88of(8)


  la88of - Filter for the Japanese LA88	printer


  /usr/lbin/la88of [-c]	[-h host] [-i indent] [-l length] [-L locale] [-n
  login] [-w width] [accounting_file]


  -c  Prints control characters.

  -i indent
      Specifies	the amount of indentation. The default is no (no indenta-

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

  -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 ja_JP.deckanji.

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

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


      Specifies	the file to record accounting information.


  The la88of filter is used to filter text data	for the	LA88-J 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 filter can handle	plain text files and files that	have been prepro-
  cessed by nroff.  Either kind	of file	can contain non-ASCII characters.
  The filter translates	nroff control sequences	for underlining, superscript-
  ing, and subscripting	into the proper	control	sequences for the LA88

  The la88of 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-J printer can be configured to use the software on-demand loading
  (SoftODL) mechanism to print user-defined characters (UDCs). The
  i18n_printing(5) reference page describes the	SoftODL	mechanism.

  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	using the
  odldb	and odlstyle options in	the ya field.  If you specify a	value for the
  yt field, use	fifo.  Refer to	printcap(4) for	more information on these
  fields and associated	options.


  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 la88of 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)