Mike, Thank you so much! Your suggestion worked perfectly. (I don't know why I hadn't thought to look at the man page for printcap.)
Roger Miller ---------- Original Message ---------------------------------- From: Mike Jeays <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Date: 12 Mar 2004 07:22:40 -0500 >On Thu, 2004-03-11 at 23:09, rogermiller wrote: >> Hi, all. >> >> I write a lot of plain text files, and print them to a dot matrix >> printer attached to my parallel port. To do so, I use the pr command >> to add headers, as follows: >> pr -o 8 filename | lpr >> >> The problem is that the system always generates an extra page [form >> feed, I suppose] after the last page. If print *several* files at >> the same time, the extra sheet only follows the last page. >> >> Is there any way of suppressing this last blank page / formfeed? >> >> Thanks. >> >> p.s. If it matters, I'm running 4.9-RELEASE. >> _______________________________________________ >> [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list >> http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions >> To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > >Try the "sf" option in /etc/printcap/. Read man printcap for more >details. > > _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"