Commit 2f298da2 authored by Vinicius Jose Latorre's avatar Vinicius Jose Latorre
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PostScript Variables: fix doc.

parent c5725ced
2008-12-14 vinicius Jose Latorre <viniciusjl@ig.com.br>
* misc.texi (PostScript Variables): Fix doc.
2008-12-10 Chong Yidong <cyd@stupidchicken.com>
* programs.texi (Program Modes): Mention Ruby mode.
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......@@ -1760,15 +1760,17 @@ faces used in the text by means of PostScript features.
Print hardcopy of the current region in PostScript form, showing the
faces used in the text.
@item M-x ps-spool-buffer
Generate PostScript for the current buffer text.
Generate and spool a PostScript image for the current buffer text.
@item M-x ps-spool-region
Generate PostScript for the current region.
Generate and spool a PostScript image for the current region.
@item M-x ps-spool-buffer-with-faces
Generate PostScript for the current buffer, showing the faces used.
Generate and spool a PostScript image for the current buffer, showing the faces used.
@item M-x ps-spool-region-with-faces
Generate PostScript for the current region, showing the faces used.
Generate and spool a PostScript image for the current region, showing the faces used.
@item M-x ps-despool
Send the spooled PostScript to the printer.
@item M-x handwrite
Generates/prints PostScript for the current buffer as if handwritten.
Generate/print PostScript for the current buffer as if handwritten.
@end table
@findex ps-print-region
......@@ -1781,7 +1783,17 @@ command prints the entire buffer; the other, just the region. The
corresponding @samp{-with-faces} commands,
@code{ps-print-buffer-with-faces} and @code{ps-print-region-with-faces},
use PostScript features to show the faces (fonts and colors) in the text
properties of the text being printed.
properties of the text being printed. The @samp{-with-faces} commands only
work if they are used in a window system, so it has a way to determine color
values.
Interactively, when you use a prefix argument (@kbd{C-u}), the command
prompts the user for a file name, and saves the PostScript image in that file
instead of sending it to the printer.
Noninteractively, the argument @var{filename} is treated as follows: if it is
@code{nil}, send the image to the printer. If @var{filename} is a string, save
the PostScript image in a file with that name.
If you are using a color display, you can print a buffer of program
code with color highlighting by turning on Font-Lock mode in that
......@@ -1791,10 +1803,24 @@ buffer, and using @code{ps-print-buffer-with-faces}.
@findex ps-spool-buffer
@findex ps-spool-region-with-faces
@findex ps-spool-buffer-with-faces
The commands whose names have @samp{spool} instead of @samp{print}
The commands whose names have @samp{spool} instead of @samp{print},
generate the PostScript output in an Emacs buffer instead of sending
it to the printer.
Use the command @code{ps-despool} to send the spooled images to the printer.
@findex ps-despool
This command sends the PostScript generated by @samp{-spool-} commands (see
commands above) to the printer.
Interactively, when you use a prefix argument (@kbd{C-u}), the command
prompts the user for a file name, and saves the spooled PostScript image in
that file instead of sending it to the printer.
Noninteractively, the argument @var{filename} is treated as follows: if it is
@code{nil}, send the image to the printer. If @var{filename} is a string, save
the PostScript image in a file with that name.
@findex handwrite
@cindex handwriting
@kbd{M-x handwrite} is more frivolous. It generates a PostScript
......@@ -1835,6 +1861,9 @@ with color information; on black-and-white printers, colors are emulated
with shades of gray. This might produce illegible output, even if your
screen colors only use shades of gray.
Alternatively, you can set @code{ps-print-color-p} to @code{black-white} to
print colors on black/white printers.
@vindex ps-use-face-background
By default, PostScript printing ignores the background colors of the
faces, unless the variable @code{ps-use-face-background} is
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