The UNIX print utility, PR, for PC-DOS by Morris Jones MicroPro Int'l Corp., Product Devel

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The UNIX print utility, PR, for PC-DOS by Morris Jones MicroPro Int'l Corp., Product Development {lll-crg,ptsfa,dual,well,pyramid}!micropro!mp-mojo!mojo Unix "man" Documentation: MicroPro Standard Library pr NAME pr - print file SYNOPSIS pr [ option ] ... [ file ] ... DESCRIPTION Pr produces a printed listing of one or more files. The output is separated into pages headed by a date, the name of the file or a specified header, and the page number. If there are no file arguments, pr prints its standard input. Options apply to all following files but may be reset be- tween files: /n Produce n-column output. /pn Begin printing with page n. /h Take the next argument as a page header. /wn Take the width of the page to be n characters instead of the default 80. /f Use formfeeds instead of newlines to separate pages. A formfeed is assumed to use up two blank lines at the top of a page. (Thus this option does not affect the effective page length.) /ln Take the length of the page to be n lines instead of the default 66. /t Do not print the 5-line header or the 5-line trailer normally supplied for each page. /sc Separate columns by the single character c instead of by the appropriate amount of white space. A missing c is taken to be a tab. /m Print all files simultaneously, each in one column. /Tn Take the width of a tab character to be n instead of the default 8. Note the following differences between UNIX pr(1) and PC-DOS pr: . The switch character may be changed from `/' to `-' by the documented methods. . The option structure follows the conventions estab- lished by AT&T for UNIX command options, enforced by the use of the getopt() function. Options that require arguments (such as /l) may have white space between the option and the argument or not. Several options may be concatenated behind a single `/' with no white space separating them. . More than 9 columns are not supported, or 15 files printed simultaneously. . The UNIX "+n" option is replaced by "/pn". EXAMPLE pr /t /m filea fileb filec will print out the three files simultaneously, each in one column, without headers. AUTHOR Mojo Jones, mojo@micropro.UUCP


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