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mentioned Adobe's DSC issues in psutils instructions

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1<sect2>
2<title>Contents</title>
3
4<para>The <application>PSUtils</application> package contains <command>
5psbook</command>, <command>psselect</command>, <command>pstops</command>
6<command>psnup</command>, <command>psresize</command>,
7<command>epsffit</command>, <command>getafm</command>,
8<command>showchar</command>, <command>fixdlsrps</command>,
9<command>fixfmps</command>, <command>fixmacps</command>, <command>fixpsditps
10</command>, <command>fixpspps</command>, <command>fixscribeps</command>,
11<command>fixtpps</command>, <command>fixwfwps</command>,
12<command>fixwpps</command>, <command>fixwwps</command>, <command>extractres
13</command>, <command>includeres</command>, <command>psmerge</command>.</para>
14
15<para>Sometimes <command>psnup</command> and other utilities from this
16package produce PostScript files that don't conform to Adobe's
17<acronym>DSC</acronym> standard.
18<application><acronym>CUPS</acronym></application> may print them
19incorrectly. On the other hand,
20<application><acronym>CUPS</acronym></application> has builtin
21replacements for most commands from this package. For example, to print
22a document 2-up, you will issue this command:</para>
23
24<screen><userinput><command>lp -o number-up=2 <replaceable>[filename]</replaceable></command></userinput></screen>
25
26</sect2>
27
28<sect2><title>Description</title>
29
30<sect3><title>psbook</title>
31<para><command>psbook</command> rearranges pages into signatures.</para></sect3>
32
33<sect3><title>psselect</title>
34<para><command>psselect</command> selects pages and page ranges.</para>
35</sect3>
36
37<sect3><title>pstops</title>
38<para><command>pstops</command> performs general page rearrangements
39and selection.</para></sect3>
40
41<sect3><title>psnup</title>
42<para><command>psnup</command> puts multiple pages per physical sheet
43of paper</para></sect3>
44
45<sect3><title>psresize</title>
46<para><command>psresize</command> alters the document paper size.</para></sect3>
47
48<sect3><title>epsffit</title>
49<para><command>epsffit</command> fits an <acronym>EPSF</acronym> file to a
50given bounding box</para></sect3>
51
52
53<sect3><title>scripts</title>
54<para>The remaining commands are scripts that perform specific functions
55described in their respective man pages.</para></sect3>
56
57</sect2>
58
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