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       lp - print files

       lp  [  -E  ]  [ -U username ] [ -c ] [ -d destination[/instance] ] [ -h
       hostname[:port] ] [ -m ] [ -n num-copies ] [ -o option[=value] ]	 [  -q
       priority	 ] [ -s ] [ -t title ] [ -H handling ] [ -P page-list ] [ -- ]
       [ file(s) ]
       lp [ -E ] [ -U username ] [ -c ] [ -h hostname[:port] ] [ -i job-id ] [
       -n num-copies ] [ -o option[=value] ] [ -q priority ] [ -t title ] [ -H
       handling ] [ -P page-list ]

       lp submits files for printing or alters a pending job. Use  a  filename
       of "-" to force printing from the standard input.

       CUPS  provides  many  ways to set the default destination. The "LPDEST"
       and "PRINTER" environment variables are consulted first. If neither are
       set,  the  current  default set using the lpoptions(1) command is used,
       followed by the default set using the lpadmin(8) command.

       The following options are recognized by lp:

	    Marks the end of options; use this to  print  a  file  whose  name
	    begins with a dash (-).

	    Forces encryption when connecting to the server.

       -U username
	    Specifies the username to use when connecting to the server.

	    This  option is provided for backwards-compatibility only. On sys-
	    tems that support it, this option forces  the  print  file	to  be
	    copied  to	the  spool  directory  before printing. In CUPS, print
	    files are always sent to the scheduler via IPP which has the  same

       -d destination
	    Prints files to the named printer.

       -h hostname[:port]
	    Chooses an alternate server.

       -i job-id
	    Specifies an existing job to modify.

	    Sends an email when the job is completed.

       -n copies
	    Sets the number of copies to print from 1 to 100.

       -o "name=value [name=value ...]"
	    Sets one or more job options.

       -q priority
	    Sets  the  job  priority  from  1  (lowest)	 to 100 (highest). The
	    default priority is 50.

	    Do not report the resulting job IDs (silent mode.)

       -t "name"
	    Sets the job name.

       -u username
	    Submits jobs as username.

       -H hh:mm

       -H hold

       -H immediate

       -H restart

       -H resume
	    Specifies when the job should be printed.  A  value	 of  immediate
	    will print the file immediately, a value of hold will hold the job
	    indefinitely, and a time value (HH:MM) will hold the job until the
	    specified time. Use a value of resume with the -i option to resume
	    a held job.	 Use a value of restart with the -i option to  restart
	    a completed job.

       -P page-list
	    Specifies  which pages to print in the document. The list can con-
	    tain a list of numbers and ranges (#-#) separated by commas	 (e.g.
	    1,3-5,16).	The page numbers refer to the output pages and not the
	    document's original pages - options like  "number-up"  can	affect
	    the numbering of the pages.	 that are

       Aside  from  the	 printer-specific options reported by the lpoptions(1)
       command, the following generic options are available:

       -o media=size
	    Sets the page size to size. Most printers  support	at  least  the
	    size names "a4", "letter", and "legal".

       -o landscape

       -o orientation-requested=4
	    Prints the job in landscape (rotated 90 degrees).

       -o sides=one-sided

       -o sides=two-sided-long-edge

       -o sides=two-sided-short-edge
	    Prints  on	one  or	 two sides of the paper. The value "two-sided-
	    long-edge" is normally used	 when  printing	 portrait  (unrotated)
	    pages, while "two-sided-short-edge" is used for landscape pages.

       -o fitplot
	    Scales the print file to fit on the page.

       -o number-up=2

       -o number-up=4

       -o number-up=6

       -o number-up=9

       -o number-up=16
	    Prints multiple document pages on each output page.

       -o scaling=number
	    Scales  image files to use up to number percent of the page.  Val-
	    ues greater than 100 cause the image file  to  be  printed	across
	    multiple pages.

       -o cpi=N
	    Sets the number of characters per inch to use when printing a text
	    file. The default is 10.

       -o lpi=N
	    Sets the number of lines per inch to  use  when  printing  a  text
	    file. The default is 6.

       -o page-bottom=N

       -o page-left=N

       -o page-right=N

       -o page-top=N
	    Sets  the page margins when printing text files. The values are in
	    points - there are 72 points to the inch.

       Print a double-sided legal document to a printer called "foo":
	   lp -d foo -o media=legal -o sides=two-sided-long-edge filename

       Print an image across 4 pages:
	   lp -d bar -o scaling=200 filename

       Print a text file with 12 characters per inch, 8 lines per inch, and  a
       1 inch left margin:
	   lp -d bar -o cpi=12 -o lpi=8 -o page-left=72 filename

       Unlike  the System V printing system, CUPS allows printer names to con-
       tain any printable character except SPACE, TAB,	"/",  or  "#".	 Also,
       printer and class names are not case-sensitive.

       The  "q" option accepts a different range of values than the Solaris lp
       command, matching the IPP job priority values (1-100,  100  is  highest
       priority) instead of the Solaris values (0-39, 0 is highest priority).

       cancel(1), lpadmin(8), lpmove(8), lpoptions(1), lpstat(1),

       Copyright 2007-2009 by Apple Inc.

17 November 2008		     CUPS				 lp(1)