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Xerox MRP Family
4215/MRP, 4219/MRP, 4220/MRP, 4230/MRP
PCL 5 and PostScript
Printer Language Reference
March 1995
721P81072
XEROX

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  • Page 1 Xerox MRP Family 4215/MRP, 4219/MRP, 4220/MRP, 4230/MRP PCL 5 and PostScript Printer Language Reference March 1995 721P81072...
  • Page 2 Xerox Corporation 701 S. Aviation Boulevard El Segundo, CA 90245 © 1994 and 1995 by Xerox Corporation. All rights reserved. Copyright protection claimed includes all forms and matters of copyrightable material and information now allowed by statutory or judicial law or hereinafter granted, including without limitation,...
  • Page 3 Installation caution Safety XEROX MRP FAMILY PCL 5 AND POSTSCRIPT PRINTER LANGUAGE REFERENCE Your Xerox laser printer is not customer installable. Only a qualified service representative should install the equipment. CAUTION: This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy, and if not installed and used in accordance with the installation requirements, may cause radio interference to radio communications.
  • Page 4: Operational Safety

    These laser warning labels are placed on panels that cover areas that are not operator serviceable. These panels are not to be removed. Your Xerox equipment and supplies are designed and tested to meet strict safety requirements. These include safety agency examination, approval, and compliance with established environmental standards.
  • Page 5 WARNING: Use of unsuitable materials may result in poor performance and can possibly create a hazardous condition. Always use a Xerox specified cordset with the Equipment Leakage Circuit Interrupter/Residual Current Device (ELCI/RCD). Use caution when installing or modifying telephone lines.
  • Page 6 The red flag displays and power is restored to the system. If power is not restored by this procedure or if the device interrupts power to the machine again, call your service representative. XEROX MRP FAMILY PCL 5 AND POSTSCRIPT PRINTER LANGUAGE REFERENCE...
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Fonts Appendices A. HP PCL command quick reference B. HP-GL/2 command quick reference C. Related publications Index XEROX MRP FAMILY PCL 5 AND POSTSCRIPT PRINTER LANGUAGE REFERENCE Laser safety Operational safety Text conventions Downloadable font types Internal fonts Adobe Type Manager fonts...
  • Page 9: Text Conventions

    About this manual Text conventions menus, modes, options, and commands XEROX MRP FAMILY PCL 5 AND POSTSCRIPT PRINTER LANGUAGE REFERENCE The Printer Language Reference is intended as an aid to programmers using PostScript Page Description Language (PDL) or Hewlett-Packard (HP) Printer Control Language (PCL) 5 to write programs for a laser printer.
  • Page 11 Device-dependent features Fonts available with the PostScript Language mode XEROX MRP FAMILY PCL 5 AND POSTSCRIPT PRINTER LANGUAGE REFERENCE The Xerox laser printer supports Adobe PostScript Level 2 implementation. The operator set includes all Level 2 operators and a set of Level 1 compatibility operators unique to this printer.
  • Page 12: Downloadable Font Types

    Helvetica Narrow — Helvetica-Narrow — Helvetica-Narrow-Oblique — Helvetica-Narrow-Bold — Helvetica-Narrow-BoldOblique • AvantGarde — AvantGarde-Book — AvantGarde-BookOblique — AvantGarde-Demi — AvantGarde-DemiOblique • Bookman — Bookman-Demi — Bookman-DemiItalic — Bookman-Light — Bookman-LightItalic XEROX MRP FAMILY PCL 5 AND POSTSCRIPT PRINTER LANGUAGE REFERENCE...
  • Page 13: Adobe Type Manager Fonts

    Adobe Type Manager fonts XEROX MRP FAMILY PCL 5 AND POSTSCRIPT PRINTER LANGUAGE REFERENCE • ZapfChancery-MediumItalic • ZapfDingbats The 30 additional PostScript fonts included with the Adobe Type Manager are shown below. • Adobe Caslon — ACaslon-Italic — ACaslon-Regular — ACaslon-Semibold —...
  • Page 14: Page Device Features

    1, 2, 3, 4, 5 folio 1, 2, 3, 5 legal 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 XEROX MRP FAMILY PCL 5 AND POSTSCRIPT PRINTER LANGUAGE REFERENCE Point size Paper tray size (W by H) 8.5 x 11” 612 x 792 216 x 279 mm 8.27 x 11.69”...
  • Page 15 Input and output trays XEROX MRP FAMILY PCL 5 AND POSTSCRIPT PRINTER LANGUAGE REFERENCE Table 1-1. Papername values, tray numbers, paper sizes and point sizes (continued) Equivalent Level 1 Physical paper papername tray supported ledger 1, 2, 3, 5 11x17...
  • Page 16 Duplex mode or Tumble defaults. These defaults can be changed with the Level 2 operator setpagedevice. XEROX MRP FAMILY PCL 5 AND POSTSCRIPT PRINTER LANGUAGE REFERENCE Output tray (OutputType name) Top Tray*...
  • Page 17 Line edge enhancement Outputfaceup stacking Paper offset Multiple copies XEROX MRP FAMILY PCL 5 AND POSTSCRIPT PRINTER LANGUAGE REFERENCE Specified by the PostRenderingEnhance and PostRenderingEnhanceDetails parameters. The image enhancement options and the control panel mapping are shown in table 1-3.
  • Page 18 Simplex when it is not possible to print Duplex (such as when using media from Tray 5.) Specified by the ExitJamRecovery parameter. Jam recovery is always enabled, and the ExitJamRecovery value is always true. XEROX MRP FAMILY PCL 5 AND POSTSCRIPT PRINTER LANGUAGE REFERENCE Control panel display Enable Disable...
  • Page 19: Compatibility Operators

    Communications setup Fax setup Timeout features XEROX MRP FAMILY PCL 5 AND POSTSCRIPT PRINTER LANGUAGE REFERENCE PostScript Level 2 allows you to manage objects such as fonts, patterns, and filters as collections of resources grouped into categories. A resource can be requested by giving the resource category and name.
  • Page 20 Addendum, Xerox 4220/MRP, 4230/MRP. Values for Product Strings, including languagelevel, product, revision, serialnumber, and version, are listed in the “Product Strings” section of the PostScript Language Printer Addendum, Xerox 4220/MRP, 4230/MRP. XEROX MRP FAMILY PCL 5 AND POSTSCRIPT PRINTER LANGUAGE REFERENCE...
  • Page 21 HP PCL 5 compatibility XEROX MRP FAMILY PCL 5 AND POSTSCRIPT PRINTER LANGUAGE REFERENCE HP LaserJet Emulation mode Your Xerox laser printer supports Hewlett-Packard (HP) LaserJet IIISi printer commands as documented in the HP LaserJet IIISi Printer User’s Reference Manual and the HP PCL 5 Printer Language Technical Reference Manual.
  • Page 22: Job Control Commands

    Disable—The output is not offset unless a Job Separation command is received requesting an offset output. Refer to the Xerox MRP Family 4220/MRP, 4230/MRP System Administrator Guide for more information on offset. XEROX MRP FAMILY PCL 5 AND POSTSCRIPT PRINTER LANGUAGE REFERENCE...
  • Page 23: Page Control Commands

    Page Control commands Purpose XEROX MRP FAMILY PCL 5 AND POSTSCRIPT PRINTER LANGUAGE REFERENCE Paper Source Use the Paper Source command to designate a paper tray or a paper source sequence as the paper source for printing. Although the HP IIISi does not support the Paper Source command for Paper Deck, the Xerox printer does support this command.
  • Page 24 HP Upper Tray, Lower Tray, Manual Envelope Tray, and Paper Deck paper source commands. When the Xerox printer receives the command E& #H in the middle of a job, printing stops, the page is ejected, and the next page feeds as specified by the command.
  • Page 25 Additional information XEROX MRP FAMILY PCL 5 AND POSTSCRIPT PRINTER LANGUAGE REFERENCE Table 2-2. Supported paper sizes Inches Value # Paper size Executive 7.25 x 10.5 (Monarch) Letter 8.5 x 11 Legal 8.5 x 14 Ledger 11 x 17 8.27 x 11.69 11.69 x 16.54...
  • Page 26 Any job that is fed from tray 5 is always output to the face-up tray. • The HP Rear Output Bin command is fixed to the face-up tray destination. XEROX MRP FAMILY PCL 5 AND POSTSCRIPT PRINTER LANGUAGE REFERENCE destinations Printer equivalent Top Tray...
  • Page 27: Downloading Fonts

    Post card The printer implements the internal font set of the HP LaserJet IIISi. For information on fonts, refer to the Xerox MRP Family 4220/MRP, 4230/MRP Operator Guide. In addition to the supported fonts listed in the operator guide, the printer can download other bitmap and scalable fonts.
  • Page 29: Quick Reference

    HP PCL command quick reference Your laser printer supports the Hewlett-Packard (HP) PCL 5 commands listed in this appendix. For more information on how to use these commands, refer to the PCL 5 Printer Language Technical Reference Manual published by...
  • Page 30 E&a#G E& #G Page Destination E& #A Page Size E& #P Page Length XEROX MRP FAMILY PCL 5 AND POSTSCRIPT PRINTER LANGUAGE REFERENCE # value Eject page Feed paper from Tray 1 (default) Feed paper from Tray 5 (fixed) Feed paper from Tray 2...
  • Page 31 XEROX MRP FAMILY PCL 5 AND POSTSCRIPT PRINTER LANGUAGE REFERENCE Table A-2. Page Control commands (continued) Syntax Name E& #E Top Margin E& #F Text Length Left Margin E&a#L Right Margin E&a#M Clear Horizontal Margins E& #L Perforation Skip Horizontal Motion Index E&k#H...
  • Page 32 Integer representing the number (Dots) of dots (1/300th of an inch) to move, or the absolute position to move to — Half-Line Feed Line Termination XEROX MRP FAMILY PCL 5 AND POSTSCRIPT PRINTER LANGUAGE REFERENCE Host Printer CR+LF CR+LF CR+LF CR+LF CR+LF...
  • Page 33 XEROX MRP FAMILY PCL 5 AND POSTSCRIPT PRINTER LANGUAGE REFERENCE Table A-4. Raster Graphics commands Syntax Name Graphics Resolution E*t#R Graphics Presentation E*r#F Raster Height E*r#T E *r#S Raster Width Start Graphics E*r#A Y Offset E*b#Y Set Compression Method E*b#M...
  • Page 34 (characters/inch) Secondary Pitch * Any value from table B-1 in the Hewlett Packard PCL 5 Comparison Guide may also be used. XEROX MRP FAMILY PCL 5 AND POSTSCRIPT PRINTER LANGUAGE REFERENCE Desktop ECMA-94 Latin 1 ISO-60 Norwegian 1 ISO-25 French...
  • Page 35 XEROX MRP FAMILY PCL 5 AND POSTSCRIPT PRINTER LANGUAGE REFERENCE Table A-5. Font commands (continued) Syntax Name Primary Height E(s#V Secondary Height E)s#V Primary Style E(s#S Secondary Style E)s#S Primary Stroke Weight E(s#B Secondary Stroke Weight E)s#B Primary Font E(s#T...
  • Page 36 E*c#E Character Descriptor and E(s#W [character Data descriptor + data] XEROX MRP FAMILY PCL 5 AND POSTSCRIPT PRINTER LANGUAGE REFERENCE # value Delete all soft fonts Delete all temporary soft fonts Delete the downloaded font specified by the last font ID command...
  • Page 37 XEROX MRP FAMILY PCL 5 AND POSTSCRIPT PRINTER LANGUAGE REFERENCE Table A-6. Macro commands Syntax Name Macro ID E&f#Y Macro Control E&f#X HP PCL COMMAND QUICK REFERENCE # value 0 to 32767 Start macro definition (last ID specified) Stop macro definition.
  • Page 38 Vertical Rectangle Size E*c#V (Decipoints) Vertical Rectangle Size E*c#B (Dots) XEROX MRP FAMILY PCL 5 AND POSTSCRIPT PRINTER LANGUAGE REFERENCE # value Comprised of six fill patterns and eight densities of shading Each fill pattern is identified by a number between 1 and...
  • Page 39 XEROX MRP FAMILY PCL 5 AND POSTSCRIPT PRINTER LANGUAGE REFERENCE Table A-8. Print Model commands Syntax Name Source Transparency E*v#N Mode Pattern Transparency E*v#O Mode Area Fill ID E*c#G Select Current Pattern E*v#T Table A-9. Picture Frame commands Syntax Name...
  • Page 41 In order to print with HP-GL/2 you must exit the Printer Control Language (PCL) printer language mode. Switching between modes involves only a few commands, and software applications can easily switch between the two modes as needed without affecting performance. XEROX MRP FAMILY PCL 5 AND POSTSCRIPT PRINTER LANGUAGE REFERENCE...
  • Page 42 0 (anisotropic) 1 (isotropic), or 2 (point factor) left, bottom Positions the isometric area within P1/P2 limits, 0 to 100% FACTOR FACTOR XEROX MRP FAMILY PCL 5 AND POSTSCRIPT PRINTER LANGUAGE REFERENCE , or 270 to +2 to +2 to +2...
  • Page 43 INCR INTER INCR INTER INCR INCR [,chord angle][;] XEROX MRP FAMILY PCL 5 AND POSTSCRIPT PRINTER LANGUAGE REFERENCE HP-GL/2 COMMAND QUICK REFERENCE Table B-2. HP-GL/2 Vector Group commands # value sweep angle -32768 to +32767 chord angle 0.5 to 180...
  • Page 44 X,Y are the coordinates of the opposite corner of the rectangle X,Y are the coordinates of the opposite corner of the rectangle radius to +2 start angle -32768 to +32767 sweep angle ± 360 chord angle 0.5 to 180 XEROX MRP FAMILY PCL 5 AND POSTSCRIPT PRINTER LANGUAGE REFERENCE...
  • Page 45 Select Pen Screened Vectors [screen type[,option 1[,option2]]] XEROX MRP FAMILY PCL 5 AND POSTSCRIPT PRINTER LANGUAGE REFERENCE HP-GL/2 COMMAND QUICK REFERENCE Table B-4. HP-GL/2 Line and Fill Attributes Group commands # value Determines the starting point for fill patterns. Fill Type...
  • Page 46 COSINE of the angle rise Y - component of the label direction or SINE of the angle Percentage of distance between P1X and P2X rise Percentage of distance between P1Y and P2Y XEROX MRP FAMILY PCL 5 AND POSTSCRIPT PRINTER LANGUAGE REFERENCE Value...
  • Page 47 Relative Character Size height][;] SS [;] Select Standard Font TD [mode][;] Transparent Data XEROX MRP FAMILY PCL 5 AND POSTSCRIPT PRINTER LANGUAGE REFERENCE HP-GL/2 COMMAND QUICK REFERENCE Table B-5. HP-GL/2 Character Group commands (continued) # value lblterm Any character except: NULL, LF, Esc, and ;...
  • Page 48 Syntax Name Enable Display Functions Mode Disable Display Functions Mode Table B-6. Printer Job Language (PJL) commands # value language is PCL or PostScript Table B-7. Miscellaneous commands # Value XEROX MRP FAMILY PCL 5 AND POSTSCRIPT PRINTER LANGUAGE REFERENCE...
  • Page 49: Related Publications

    (U.S. only). For additional details, see “XDSS ordering information” at the back of this manual. Note: Xerox Canada, Ltd. and Rank Xerox Ltd. publications are available through your local sales representative or analyst. The Xerox 4220/MRP and 4230/MRP library sets include the following manuals.
  • Page 50 For information about current Xerox training classes and workshops, refer to the Xerox Customer Education: Printing Systems Catalog, 610P30238 (U.S. only). In other locations, see your local representative for details. XEROX MRP FAMILY PCL 5 AND POSTSCRIPT PRINTER LANGUAGE REFERENCE International Language Number...
  • Page 51 ELCI/RCD, v to vi emulation switching, 1-10 emulator, 1-10 envelopes, 2-5, 2-7 Equipment Leakage Current Interrupter, see ELCI/RCD XEROX MRP FAMILY PCL 5 AND POSTSCRIPT PRINTER LANGUAGE REFERENCE error handling, 1-10 ExitJamRecovery parameter, 1-8 fax setup, 1-9 FCC rules, iii file systems, 1-10...
  • Page 52 Residual Current Device, see ELCI/RCD resources, categories, 1-9 safety information, additional, v Scalable Intellifont soft fonts, 2-7 serial interface, 1-9 setpagedevice, 1-4 short edge binding, 1-6 Simplex, 1-8 StartJobPassword, 1-10 XEROX MRP FAMILY PCL 5 AND POSTSCRIPT PRINTER LANGUAGE REFERENCE...
  • Page 53 TraySwitch parameter, 1-6 TrueType fonts, 2-7 Tumble mode, 1-6 UL1950 (UL), v Underwriters Laboratories, v Upper Output Bin command, 2-6 VDE 0871/0875, Class A, iii Vector Group commands, B-3 XEROX MRP FAMILY PCL 5 AND POSTSCRIPT PRINTER LANGUAGE REFERENCE INDEX INDEX-3...

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