ln03jaof(8)ln03jaof(8)NAMEln03jaof - Filter for the Japanese LN03S-JA printer
/usr/lbin/ln03jaof [-c] [-h host] [-i indent] [-l length] [-L locale]
[-n login] [-w width] [accounting_file]
Prints control characters. Specifies the host name of the job owner.
This name can contain Japanese characters. Specifies the amount of
indentation. The default value is no (no indentation). Specifies the
page length in lines. The default value is 66. Specifies the printer
codeset. This value must be a valid locale name. The default value is
ja_JP.deckanji. Specifies the login name of the job owner. This name
can contain Japanese characters. Specifies the page width in columns.
The default value is 132.
Specifies the file to record accounting information.
The ln03jaof filter is used to filter text data for the LN03S-JA
printer. The filter handles the device dependencies of the printer and
performs accounting functions. At print job completion times, account‐
ing records are written to the file specified by the af field in the
The ln03jaof filter can handle plain text files and files that have
been preprocessed by nroff. Either kind of file can contain non-ASCII
characters. The filter translates nroff control sequences for underlin‐
ing, superscripting, and subscripting into the proper control sequences
for the LN03S-JA printer.
The ln03jaof filter can be the specified filter in both the of and the
if fields in the /etc/printcap file. For a description of these fields,
The LN03S-JA 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 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 using
the odldb and odlstyle options of the ya field. If you specify a value
for the yt field, use fifo. For more information on these fields and
associated options, refer to printcap(4).
The lpr command supports a number of options and associated arguments
to enable localization features supported by various printers. The fol‐
lowing can be used with the ln03jaof print filter: To specify the Soft‐
ODL 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
specifies the name of the error log.
Commands: lpr(1), pr(1), lpd(8), pac(8)