prov

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prov is an overlay printing utility for UNIX-like systems.

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prov is an overlay printing utility for UNIX-like systems.

Installation:

edit Makefile to set install directory to PROVDIR macro. default install directory is ~/prov.
make
make install
edit ~/.profile to set install directory to PROVDIR environment variable. ex. PROVDIR=~/prov; export PROVDIR
edit ~/.profile to set ${PROVDIR}/bin to PATH environment variable. ex. PATH="${PATH}:${PROVDIR}/bin"; export PATH

Sample print(1)

prov -text mesh.ov README | lpr -Pps-printer

or

cat README | prov -text mesh.ov - | lpr -Pps-printer

above operation printout README overlayed mesh.ov(mesh overlay definition) from ps-printer. (Postscript file, Image)

default point of ank is 12point and default point of kanji char is 12point too. You can change default point by setting environment variable.

PROV_ANK_POINT (default 12)
PROV_KANJI_POINT (default 12)
PROV_ANK_XGAP (default 0)
PROV_ANK_YGAP (default 0)
PROV_KANJI_XGAP (default 2)
PROV_KANJI_YGAP (default 0)

Sample print(2)

prov -csv table.ov member.def member.dat | lpr -Pps-printer

or

cat member.dat | prov -csv table.ov member.def - | lpr -Pps-printer

above operation printout member.dat(csv data file) formatted by member.def(format definition) and overlayed table.ov(table overlay definition) from ps-printer. (Postscript file, Image)

What's New in This Release:

fix README typo.

add environment variable for -text option.
PROV_ANK_POINT
PROV_ANK_XGAP
PROV_ANK_YGAP
PROV_KANJI_POINT
PROV_KANJI_XGAP
PROV_KANJI_YGAP

add new macro for overlay.
setXgap
setYgap

add new parameter(x_gap, y_gap) for format definition.
you can add comment line which is started with `#' to format definition file.
add gsave at top and grestore at end of generated postscript file.
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Last updated on July 16th, 2013

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