Manual page for LJ(1)
lj - Print to the LaserJet
lj [-fdevice -bbaud -P -L] files...
ljcat [-fdevice -bbaud -P -L] files...
prepares and prints eroff or normal text files
to the LaserJet.
It is used only when the standard printer spooler is not used.
It is not used under MS-DOS.
The options to lj are:
Send output to device rather than the default /dev/lj.
If device is ``-'', output is sent to the standard output.
Select baud rate baud.
Legal values are
19200, 9600, 4800, 2400, 1200, 600, and 300.
The default rate is 9600 baud.
Refer to your LaserJet manual for modifying your printer's
Port is parallel.
Serial is the default.
Print in landscape mode.
Ljcat prints to the standard output instead of /dev/lj.
It is identical to lj -f-.
Ljcat is usually placed in the LaserJet filter program
eljfilter on Berkeley UNIX Systems.
if either lj or ljcat are linked (or copied) to names with
a numeric suffix, then the suffix is assumed to the the baud rate.
is the same as
The LaserJet does not understand tab characters.
If plain text files are to be printed, tabs must be
expanded before printing.
(Use the -e option of pr(1) on System V, or
expand(1) in Berkeley UNIX, to expand tabs.)
/dev/lj - Default LaserJet printer device
eroff(1), Eroff Installation Guide.
Created by unroff & hp-tools.
© by Hans-Peter Bischof. All Rights Reserved (1997).
Last modified 21/April/97