[jp] Printing monthly calendars to a file?
John Wilson & Diane Martin
jwilsondmartin at gmail.com
Sat May 29 11:26:25 EDT 2010
Thank you for your helpful 2 e-mails Colin
When I use the cat > file.ps nothing seems to happen but file.ps appears
in my home folder :0)
On Fri, 2010-05-28 at 23:03 +0100, Colin Brough wrote:
> John Wilson & Diane Martin wrote:
> > Is it possible to print the monthly calendar to a file in the command
> > line?
> > This would allow me to e-mail my calendar to others in a variety of
> > formats via a word processor?
> Replace the 'lpr' command with 'cat > file.ps' in the "Print Command"
> box in the jpilot print dialog that pops up. The 'file.ps' will
> contain a PostScript version of your monthly printout. PostScript can
> be converted to other, more e-mail-able formats, eg to PDF via
> 'ps2pdf'. At the command line:
> ps2pdf file.ps file.pdf
> The margins issue may be because you are using a different size of
> paper than jpilot's default. At the top of the print dialog there is
> the option to select either A4 paper or US Letter. The code was
> originally written to fit on A4 paper, so may not quite so neatly fill
> all of a US Letter sheet (it is scaled so it doesn't go off the page,
> but the ratio of length to width on the two sizes of paper is not the
The margin issue seems to be related to my laptop. Printing is perfect
on my desktop as long as I specify US letter in he dialogue box.Using
the same printer on my laptop I loose the little penguin who I think is
However when I print the file in my Home folder the problem is solved.
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