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2.TH PKPGCOUNTER "1" "August 2006" "C@LL - Conseil Internet & Logiciels Libres" "User Commands"
3.SH NAME
4pkpgcounter \- manual page for pkpgcounter 1.84
5.SH DESCRIPTION
6pkpgcounter v1.84 (c) 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 Jerome Alet
7.PP
8pkpgcounter is a generic Page Description Language parser.
9.PP
10pkpgcounter parses any number of input files and/or its standard input
11and outputs the number of pages needed to print these documents.
12.PP
13pkpgcounter can also compute the percent of ink coverage in different
14colorspaces for several file formats.
15.PP
16pkpgcounter currently recognizes the following document formats :
17.IP
18* PostScript (both DSC compliant and binary)
19* PDF
20* PCLXL (aka PCL6)
21* PCL3/4/5 (mostly)
22* DVI
23* TIFF
24* ESC/P2
25* OpenDocument (ISO/IEC DIS 26300)
26* Zenographics ZjStream
27.PP
28The three latter ones, as well as some TIFF documents, are currently
29only supported in page counting mode.
30.PP
31command line usage :
32.IP
33pkpgcounter [options] [files]
34.PP
35options :
36.TP
37\fB\-v\fR | \fB\-\-version\fR
38Prints pkpgcounter's version number then exits.
39.TP
40\fB\-h\fR | \fB\-\-help\fR
41Prints this message then exits.
42.TP
43\fB\-d\fR | \fB\-\-debug\fR
44Activate debug mode.
45.TP
46\fB\-cCOLORSPACE\fR, \fB\-\-colorspace\fR=\fICOLORSPACE\fR
47Activate the computation of ink usage, and defines the
48colorspace to use. Supported values are 'BW', 'RGB',
49\&'CMYK', and 'CMY'.
50.TP
51\fB\-rRESOLUTION\fR, \fB\-\-resolution\fR=\fIRESOLUTION\fR
52The resolution in DPI to use when checking ink usage.
53Lower resolution is faster but less accurate. Default
54is 72 dpi.
55.PP
56examples :
57.IP
58\f(CW$ pkpgcounter file1.ps file2.escp2 file3.pclxl <file4.pcl345\fR
59.IP
60Will launch pkpgcounter and will output the total number of pages
61needed to print all the documents specified.
62.IP
63\f(CW$ pkpgcounter --colorspace bw --resolution 150 file1.ps\fR
64.IP
65Will output the percent of black ink needed on each page of
66the file1.ps file rendered at 150 dpi.
67.PP
68This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
69it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
70the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or
71(at your option) any later version.
72.PP
73This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
74but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
75MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the
76GNU General Public License for more details.
77.PP
78You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
79along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
80Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110\-1301, USA.
81.PP
82Please e\-mail bugs to: alet@librelogiciel.com
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