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Kyocera DP-1800 Command Reference Manual

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PRESCRIBE Commands

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  • Page 1: Command Reference

    PRESCRIBE Commands Command Reference...
  • Page 2 Copying or other reproduction of all or part of this manual, the computer programs, or any other copyrightable subject matter without the prior written consent of Kyocera Mita Corporation is prohibited. Any copies made of all or part of this manual, the computer programs, or any other copyrightable subject must contain the same copyright notice as the material from which the copying is done.
  • Page 3 Typeface Trademark Acknowledgement All resident fonts in the print system are licensed from Bitstream Inc. and Agfa corporation. For font license information for each model, refer to the User’s Manual. Helvetica, Palatino and Times are registered trademarks of Linotype-Hell AG. Centutry Schoolbook, Stymie, and Cooper- Black are trademarks of Kingsley-ATF Type Corporation.
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  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Overview of PRESCRIBE Commands by Function Access Commands ————————————————————————————— 2 Print System Setting Commands ——————————————————————— 2 Margin and Page Portrait/Landscape Orientation Commands ———————————— 3 Font Commands —————————————————————————————— 4 Cursor Movement Commands ———————————————————————— 5 Vector Graphics Commands ————————————————————————— 5 Path Mode Graphics Commands ———————————————————————...
  • Page 6 CSET — Change symbol SET by symbol-set ID ———————————————— 65 CSTK — select Collator STacKer —————————————————————— 68 CTXT — print Centered TeXT ——————————————————————— 69 DAF — Delete All Fonts ————————————————————————— 71 DAM — Delete All Macros ———————————————————————— 72 DAP — Draw to Absolute Position —————————————————————...
  • Page 7 MPTE — MP Tray Empty ————————————————————————— 166 MRP — Move to Relative Position ————————————————————— 167 MRPA — Move to Relative Position specified by Angle ————————————— 169 MSTK — select Mailbox STacKer ————————————————————— 171 MTYP — select Media TYPe ——————————————————————— 172 MZP —...
  • Page 8 RWRF R — [Read/Write Resource File] Read ———————————————— 256 RWRF T — [Read/Write Resource File] set Terminate string —————————— 257 RWRF W — [Read/Write Resource File] Write data to external device (API program) RWRF W — [Read/Write Resource File] Write data to external device (font) ———— 259 RWRF W —...
  • Page 9 TPRS — Text PaRSing —————————————————————————— 351 TRSM — TRansparency Separate Mode ——————————————————— 352 UNIT — set UNIT of measurement ————————————————————— 353 UOM — Unit Of Measurement per dots ——————————————————— 355 VMAL — Virtual Mailbox ALias —————————————————————— 357 VMOB — Virtual Mailbox Output Bin ———————————————————— 358 VMPW —...
  • Page 10 Contents—vi...
  • Page 11 PRESCRIBE Command Reference...
  • Page 12: Overview Of Prescribe Commands By Function

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference 1. Overview of PRESCRIBE Commands by Function The tables in this section list all the printing system commands supported by the various models. Support for certain commands varies depending on the printing system model. Access Commands These commands provide access in and out of PRESCRIBE mode. Command Function Page...
  • Page 13: Margin And Page Portrait/landscape Orientation Commands

    Overview of PRESCRIBE Commands by Function Page Control, Text, and Comment Commands The placement commands determine where text will be placed on the page. Command Function Page CMNT CoMmeNT CTXT print Centered TeXT PAGE start new PAGE RTTX RoTate TeXt RTXT print Right-aligned TeXT TEXT...
  • Page 14: Font Commands

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference Text Spacing Commands These commands control the line spacing, character spacing, underline spacing, and underline thickness. The SLS and SLPI commands are used to set the line spacing. The SCS and SCPI commands are used to set the character spacing. These spacing settings may be changed even in the middle of a page.
  • Page 15: Cursor Movement Commands

    Overview of PRESCRIBE Commands by Function Command Function Page CSET Change symbol SET by symbol-set ID Delete All Fonts DELF DELete Font FLST print Font LiST FONT change current FONT FSET change current Font SETting by characteristic FTMD bitmap FonT MoDe INTL InterNaTionaL characters LDFC...
  • Page 16: Path Mode Graphics Commands

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference If an attempt is made to create figures outside of the printable area using these commands, the coordinates are adjusted automatically so that the figures print inside the printable area. As in the example below, this can produce printed results different from what is expected.
  • Page 17: Raster Graphics Commands

    Overview of PRESCRIBE Commands by Function Command Function Page FILL FILL closed path FLAT set FLATness NEWP start NEW Path PARC in Path, draw ARC PCRP iin Path, Curve to Relative Position PCZP in Path, Curve to Zero-relative Position PDIR set Print DIRection PDRP in Path, Draw to Relative Position...
  • Page 18: Barcode Commands

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference Command Function Page ACLI Add CoLor by Index Configure color-Image Data CMOD Color MODe CPAL Control PALette GRAY represent GRAY GRRD GRaphic data ReaD adjust HUE LGHT adjust LiGHTness MCLR Match CoLoR PANT create PANTone color palette RGBL control RGB Level RPPL...
  • Page 19: Debug Commands

    Overview of PRESCRIBE Commands by Function Command Function Page Delete All Macros DELM DELete Macro EMCR Enable MaCRo depending on paper source ENDC END carbon Copy ENDM END Macro MCRO define MaCRO Debug Commands These commands can be used to check the print data in hexadecimal format for print jobs with unexpected output.
  • Page 20: E-mps Commands

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference Control Commands for Option Devices A variety of options, such as feeders, sorters, document finishers, etc., are available for print systems. The commands below provides access to the optional equipment. Command Function Page APSG Assign Paper Source Group ASTK Assign STacKer trays BKLT...
  • Page 21: Prescribe Commands

    PRESCRIBE Commands 2. PRESCRIBE Commands In the command format descriptions below, the command is written in fixed-pitch CAPITAL letters. Parameters are indicated in lowercase italics. Optional parameters, which may be omitted, are enclosed in brackets [ ]. Three dots (...) mean that the preceding parameters may be repeated.
  • Page 22: Acli - Add Color By Index

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference ACLI — Add CoLor by Index COLOR Format ACLI index, color1, color2, color3; Parameters index: integer from 1 to 255 color1: value for red, integer from 0 to 255, in RGB color space value for lightness, number from 0.0 to 100.0, in L*a*b color space color2: value for green, integer from 0 to 255, in RGB color space value for red/green, number from 0.0 to 100.0, in L*a*b color space...
  • Page 23 ACLI File !R! RES; DAM; UNIT C; SFNT ’AntiqueOlive-Bd’, 20; CPAL C; SPAL 1; CID 0, 1; ACLI 1, 0, 0, 255; ACLI 2, 0, 255, 0; ACLI 3, 255, 0, 0; MZP 1, 1; SCOL 1; TEXT ’This line is printed in blue.’; MZP 1, 2.4;...
  • Page 24: Altb A - [allocate Table] Assign User-defined Character Table

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference ALTB A — [ALlocate TaBle] Assign user-defined character table Format ALTB A, table-id; Parameter table-id: number identifying the character table assigned to the resident font, from 1 to 65535 Function The ALTB A command assigns the user-defined character table to the current resident font.
  • Page 25: Altb C - [allocate Table] Convert Character Code

    ALTB C ALTB C — [ALlocate TaBle] Convert character code Format ALTB C, table-id, source-character, target-character; Parameters table-id: number identifying the character table to convert the character, from 1 to 65535 source-character: character code before conversion: 1-byte code = 0 to 255; 2-byte code = 0 to 65533, or in hexadecimal notation ($xxxx).
  • Page 26: Altb D - [allocate Table] Delete User-defined Character Table

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference ALTB D — [ALlocate TaBle] Delete user-defined character table Format ALTB D, table-id; Parameter table-id: number identifying the character table, from 1 to 65535, to be deleted Function The ALTB D command deletes the character table defined by the user. If the table to be deleted is currently allocated to the resident font (see ALTB A), terminate the allocation by using ALTB R before deleting.
  • Page 27: Altb E - [allocate Table] End Defining Combination Characters

    ALTB E ALTB E — [ALlocate TaBle] End defining combination characters Format ALTB E; Parameter None Function This command signals the end of defining combination characters in an already generated user-defined character table which was started by the ALTB S command. (page 20).
  • Page 28: Altb G - [allocate Table] Generate User-defined Table

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference ALTB G — [ALlocate TaBle] Generate user-defined table Format ALTB G, table-id, table-format; Parameters table-id: table ID number: 1 to 65535 table-format: 1 = 1-byte, character codes 0 to 255 2 = 2-byte, character codes 0 to 65533 Function The ALTB G command generates a user-defined table in either 1-byte or 2-byte format.
  • Page 29: Altb R - [allocate Table] Release User-defined Character Table

    ALTB R ALTB R — [ALlocate TaBle] Release user-defined character table Format ALTB R, table-id; Parameter table-id: number identifying the character table to be released Function The ALTB R command terminates the assignment of the user-defined character table for the current resident font. It is also possible to terminate the assignment of all user- defined character tables by using ALTB R, 0;.
  • Page 30: Altb S - [allocate Table] Start To Define The Combination Character

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference ALTB S — [ALlocate TaBle] Start to define the combination character Format ALTB S, table-id, code[, width, height[[, x-coordinate, y-coordinate, [paint-mode]]]; Parameters table-id: number identifying the character table to define the combination character, from 1 to 65535 code: character code for which the combination character is defined.
  • Page 31: Altb T - [allocate Table] Define Combined Character By Table

    ALTB T ALTB T — [ALlocate TaBle] define combined character by Table Format ALTB T, character-code, width, height, x-coordinate, y-coordinate; Parameters code: character code for which the combined character is defined, or hexadecimal notation ($xxxx), JIS code width: character width: the value from 1 to the character width specified by ALTB S (page 20) height: character height: the value from 1 to the character height specified by ALTB S...
  • Page 32 PRESCRIBE Command Reference File !R! res; unit c; SFNT ’TimesNewRoman’, 48; ALTB G, 1000, 1; ALTB A, 1000; ALTB S, 1000, 64, 1800, 1000; ALTB T, 77, 700, 700, 0, 700; CMNT M; ALTB T, 65, 700, 700, 630, 700; CMNT A; ALTB T, 85, 700, 700, 1050, 700;...
  • Page 33: Altf - Change To Alternate Font

    ALTF ALTF — change to ALTernate Font Format ALTF alternate-number; Parameter alternate-number: a number from 0 to 47 Function The ALTF command changes the current font to a font designated by an alternate number. The actual font assigned to this alternate number is set by a previous SETF command.
  • Page 34 PRESCRIBE Command Reference File !R! RES; SFNT "Helvetica-Nr", 12, 1000; SFNT "TimesNewRoman-It", 11, 1001; SETF 1, 1000; SETF 2, 1001; MCRO BIBLIO; ALTF 1; TEXT %1, E; TEXT " ", E; ALTF 2; TEXT %2, E; TEXT " ", E; ALTF 1;...
  • Page 35: Amcr - Call Automatic Macro

    AMCR AMCR — call Automatic MaCRo Format AMCR mode, [repeat-count] macro-name, parameter, ...; Parameters mode: E = Enable automatic macro; Save and retain current printing parameters T = Enable automatic macro; Do not save current printing parameters D = Disable automatic macro repeat-count: number of times the macro is executed macro-name:...
  • Page 36 PRESCRIBE Command Reference File !R! RES; MCRO CROPMARK; UNIT C; MZP 2.46, 3.96; SCP; SCP; SCP; MRP -.635, 0; DRP -1.9, 0; RPP; MRP 0, -.635; DRP 0, -1.9; RPP; MRP 14.85, 0; SCP; SCP; MRP .635, 0; DRP 1.9, 0; RPP; MRP 0, -.635;...
  • Page 37: Apsg - Assign Paper Source Group

    APSG APSG — Assign Paper Source Group Format APSG group # (cassette 1), group # (cassette 2), ...group # (cassette 6); Parameters group #: Number representing the group to which the cassette is grouped, from the top (1) towards the bottom (6) cassette, as the following numbers: 0 = Ungroup the cassette 1 = Assign the cassette for group 1 2 = Assign the cassette for group 2...
  • Page 38: Arc - Draw Filled-in Arc

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference ARC — draw filled-in ARC Format ARC inner-radius, outer-radius, start-angle, end-angle; Parameters inner-radius: inner radius of arc outer-radius: outer radius of arc start-angle: starting angle end-angle: ending angle Function The ARC command works in the standard graphics mode. It draws a filled-in arc-shaped area extending from the inner radius to the outer radius, and from the starting angle to the ending angle.
  • Page 39 File !R! RES; UNIT C; MAP 5, 8; PAT 52; ARC 1, 2, -45, 45; MAP 5, 10; PIE 2, 0, 10, 20, 30; ARC 0, 2, 0, 60; PAT 20; ARC 0, 2, 60, 180; PAT 10; ARC 0, 2, 180, 360; PAT 1;...
  • Page 40 PRESCRIBE Command Reference Printout Related Command PARC...
  • Page 41: Asfn - Assign External Characters For Font

    ASFN ASFN — ASsign external characters for FoNt Format ASFN mode, font-number; Parameters mode: A = assign external characters R = release external characters font-number: number identifying the external character font: 1000 to 65535 Function The ASFN command assigns external characters which are defined by the user to the current resident font.
  • Page 42: Astk - Assign Stacker Trays

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference ASTK — Assign STacKer trays Format ASTK tray1, tray2, tray3, ...; Parameters tray1, tray2, tray3, ...: Number representing the tray in the optional sorter which becomes the last (bottom) tray in each group, as counted from the top towards the bottom tray. Function The ASTK command assigns the sorter trays in groups so that the sorter can be shared among the multiple users.
  • Page 43 ASTK File The following command sequence delivers print jobs to trays 4, 5, 6, and 7 (the second group). !R! FRPO S0, 1; CMNT Enter multiple sorter mode; ASTK 3, 7, 9; CMNT Create three groups; MID 2; CMNT Send the output to 2nd grp.; SSTK;...
  • Page 44: Barc - Draw Barcode

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference BARC — draw BARCode Format BARC type, flag, ’string’[, short, tall [, bar1, bar2, bar3, bar4, space1, space2, space3, space4]]; Parameters type: There are the following barcode types: 0 = UPC A 1 = UPC A with two-digit supplement 2 = UPC A with five-digit supplement 3 = UPC D-1 4 = UPC D-2...
  • Page 45 BARC 43 = CUSTOM CODE (Japan) 44 = CODABAR with no check digit (wide gap) flag: Y = Print the string under the barcode N = Do not print the string string: Text to be converted to a barcode. The text must be enclosed with single or double quote marks.
  • Page 46 PRESCRIBE Command Reference Table 20 Characters that can be used Type Max Characters to be used Default 0123456789 0123456789 0123456789 0123456789 0123456789 0123456789 0123456789 0123456789 0123456789 0123456789 0123456789 0123456789 0123456789 0123456789 0123456789 1 - 14 0123456789 1 - 14 0123456789 1 - 14 0123456789 1 - 14 0123456789 1 - 40 $%+-./0123456789ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ and spaces space...
  • Page 47 BARC Type Max Characters to be used Default The following FIM pattern type A. Country Reply Mail with POSTNET B. Business Reply, Penalty and Franked Mail without POSTNET C. Business Reply, Penalty and Franked Mail with POSTNET D. OCR Readable Mail without POSTNET 0123456789 All (ASCII characters 32 - 126) 1 - 20 0123456789ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ...
  • Page 48: Bklt - Print In Booklet Binding

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference BKLT — print in BooKLeT binding Format BKLT binding; Parameter binding: number representing binding mode: 0 = None 1 = Left-to-right binding 2 = Right-to-left binding Function The BKLT command allows printing a job as a booklet, reordering and printing the pages two-up on a sheet of paper.
  • Page 49 BKLT binding = 1, reading pages from left to right binding = 2, reading pages from right to left This command is not supported by some photocopier models. File The following command sequence prints a copy of a 12-page A4 document in booklet mode, folding the stack in the middle.
  • Page 50: Blk - Draw Filled-in Block

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference BLK — draw filled-in BLocK Format BLK width, depth[, option]; Parameters width: width of the block depth: depth of the block option: B = Leave the cursor unmoved (Default) H = Move the cursor to the horizontally adjacent corner V = Move the cursor to the vertically adjacent corner E = Move the cursor to the diagonally opposite corner L = Move the cursor one line down...
  • Page 51 File !R! RES; UNIT C; MAP 5, 5; PAT 20; BOX 4, 1; BLK 4, 1; MRP 0, 1.5; BOX 4, 1; BLK 4, 1; MRP .9, .6; SFNT "Helvetica-Nr"; TEXT ’OVERPRINTING’; MRP 0, 5; PAT 29; BOX 1, -4; BLK 1, -4, H; PAT 39;...
  • Page 52: Box - Draw Box

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference BOX — draw BOX Format BOX width, depth[, option]; Parameters width: width of the box depth: depth of the box option: B = Leave the cursor unmoved (Default) H = Move the cursor to the horizontally adjacent corner V = Move the cursor to the vertically adjacent corner E = Move the cursor to the diagonally opposite corner L = Move the cursor one line down...
  • Page 53 MAP 4, 0; SCP; SFNT "Helvetica-Nr", 10; BOX 4, 2, L; TEXT ’Text printed with option L’; RPP; BOX 4, 2, N; TEXT ’Text printed with option N’; PAGE; EXIT; Printout...
  • Page 54: Call - Call Macro

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference CALL — CALL macro Format CALL[ repeat-count] macro-name, parameter-value, ...; Parameters repeat-count: number of times the macro is to be executed macro-name: name defined by a MCRO command parameter-values: values given to the dummy parameters in the macro definition Function The CALL command executes a macro previously defined by a MCRO command.
  • Page 55 CALL File !R! RES; UNIT C; SLS .5; CMNT Requires BX and SCREEN macros; CMNT See ENDM command page; MAP 9, 3; CALL BX; MAP 7, 4; CALL 5 BX; MAP 5, 5; CALL 9 BX; MAP 8, 6; CALL SCREEN, 2.2, 1.7; MAP 8.6, 7;...
  • Page 56: Ccpy - Carbon Copy

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference CCPY — Carbon CoPY Format CCPY mode; Parameter mode: E = enable carbon copy D = disable carbon copy Function The CCPY command continuously executes different automacros using different paper sources, enabling to apply the different form overlay using the different paper type to a document to be carbon-copied, similarly to hand-writing carbon copy forms.
  • Page 57 CCPY File RES; DAM; CCPY D; UNIT C; MCRO COVER; UNIT C; SFNT 'Helvetica-Bd',14; TEXT 'Registration Form', L; SFNT 'Helvetica', 9; TEXT 'Please provide your personal details:'; MRP 0, .2; BOX 6, 1; MRP 0, .35; TEXT ' Your Name'; ENDM;...
  • Page 58 PRESCRIBE Command Reference Printout...
  • Page 59: Cdsk - Check Hard Disk

    CDSK CDSK — Check hard DiSK Format CDSK; Parameter None Function The CDSK command verifies data in the hard disk (garbage collection). It deletes garbage jobs such as page image data that were accidentally generated in the hard disk and normally inaccessible for deletion. File !R! CDSK;...
  • Page 60: Cid - Configure Color-image Data

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference CID — Configure color-Image Data COLOR Format CID color-space, encoding; Parameters color-space: 0 = Device-dependent RGB (Default) 1 = Device-dependent CMY 2 = Void 3 = CIE L*a*b encoding: Pixel encoding 1 = Indexed by Pixel (Default) 3 = Direct by Pixel Function The CID command creates a new color palette using the ID which is assigned to the...
  • Page 61 File !R! RES; DAM; UNIT C; SFNT ’Helvetica-Bd’, 20; CPAL C, 1; SPAL 1; CID 0, 1; CMNT RGB Color Space used; ACLI 1, 0, 0, 255; MZP 1, 1; SCOL 1; TEXT ’An RGB color palette is used.’ CID 3, 1; CMNT L*a*b Color Space used; ACLI 2, 100, 75, 0;...
  • Page 62: Cir - Draw Circle

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference CIR — draw CIRcle Format CIR radius; Parameter radius: radius of the circle Function In standard graphics mode, the CIR command draws a circle centered at the current cursor position. The line thickness used is designated by the SPD command. A circle can also be drawn by using the path mode graphics.
  • Page 63 Printout...
  • Page 64: Clip - Clip Current Path

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference CLIP — CLIP current path Format CLIP [clip-mode]; Parameter clip-mode: 1: EO clip 2: Non-zero winding clip Function The CLIP command sets the current path as the clipped path. After this command is issued, no painting is done outside the area of the path. Executing this command does not delete the current path.
  • Page 65: Clpr - Clip Rectangular Area

    CLPR CLPR — CLiP Rectangular area Format CLPR [x1, y1, x2, y2]; Parameters x coordinate of the top-left corner of the rectangle y coordinate of the top-left corner of the rectangle x coordinate of the bottom-right corner of the rectangle y coordinate of the bottom-right corner of the rectangle Function The CLPR command describes a rectangular path which intersects the inside of the texts,...
  • Page 66 PRESCRIBE Command Reference File !R! RES; UNIT C; NEWP; SPD 1; PMRA 6, 9, 3, 0; PAT 1; PARC 6, 9, 3, 0, 360; CLPR 3, 6, 9, 12; STRK; PAGE; EXIT; Printout...
  • Page 67: Clsp - Close Path

    CLSP CLSP — CLoSe Path Format CLSP; Parameter None Function The CLSP command closes an open path by adding a line segment extending from the end of the path to the beginning of the path. Simply ending a path at the path’s starting point does not make it a closed path; such a path remains open until it is closed.
  • Page 68 PRESCRIBE Command Reference Printout Related Command NEWP...
  • Page 69: Cmnt - Comment

    CMNT CMNT — CoMmeNT Format CMNT string; Parameter string: any character string Function The CMNT command adds a character string, typically a comment explaining the purpose of the following PRESCRIBE commands. The CMNT command statement will be ignored by the printing system. Although character strings are normally enclosed in apostrophes or quotation marks, this is unnecessary for comment strings as long as the string does not itself contain an apostrophe, quotation mark, or semicolon.
  • Page 70: Cmod - Color Mode

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference CMOD — Color MODe COLOR Format CMOD mode; Parameter mode: color mode: 0 = Monochrome 1 = Color (Default) Function The CMOD command switches between monochrome and color modes. In monochrome mode, other color commands are still enabled, but printing is converted to monochrome or grayscale.
  • Page 71: Copy - Set Number Of Copies

    COPY COPY — set number of COPIES Format COPY number; Parameter number: number of copies Function The COPY command designates the number of copies for each page in a print job. This copy count value can be changed by sending the printing system another COPY command or by issuing a reset command.
  • Page 72 PRESCRIBE Command Reference Printout...
  • Page 73: Cpal - Control Palette

    CPAL CPAL — Control PALette COLOR Format CPAL mode[, palette-id]; Parameters mode: palette control mode: A = Delete all palettes S = Delete all stacked palettes D = Delete the palette having the specified ID C = Copy the active palette to the specified ID palette-id: number from 0 to 32767 (Default is 0) Function...
  • Page 74: Cpth - Character Path

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference CPTH — Character PaTH Format CPTH ’string’; Parameter string: any character string except from ASCII code 31 (hex 1F) and lower Function The CPTH command constructs a path which adds the outlines of characters to the current path. When stroked or filled, it prints the given string at the current cursor position and moves the cursor to the end of the string.
  • Page 75: Cset - Change Symbol Set By Symbol-set Id

    CSET CSET — Change symbol SET by symbol-set ID Format CSET symbol-set-id; Parameter symbol-set-id: symbol set ID: 0D = ISO 60 Norway 0E = Roman Extension 0F = ISO 25 French 0G = HP German 0I = ISO 15 Italian 0K = ISO 14 JIS ASCII 0N = ECMA-94 Latin 1 0S = ISO 11 Swedish...
  • Page 76 PRESCRIBE Command Reference 9R = Windows 3.1 Latin/Cyrillic 9T = PC-Turkish 9U = Windows 3.0 10G = PC-851 Latin/Greek 10J = PS Text 10N = ISO8859/5 Latin/Cyrillic 10R = PC-855 Cyrillic/Serbia 10U = IBM PC-8 11G = PC-869 Latin/Greek 11U = IBM PC-8 Danish/Norwegian 12G = PC-8 Latin/Greek 12J = Macintosh 12N = ISO8859/7 Latin/Greek...
  • Page 77 CSET Function ‘Symbol set’ refers to a specific group of alphabetic, numeric, and symbolic characters. The CSET command summons the symbol set to suit the various languages with the current font. The factory default symbol set is 0U (US ASCII). When the FSET command is used to select a font, the printing system selects a font based on a prioritization of the font characteristics.
  • Page 78: Cstk - Select Collator Stacker

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference CSTK — select Collator STacKer Format CSTK [tray, tray, ...]; or CSTK 0; Parameter tray: number from 1 to the maximum (bottom) Function The CSTK command is effective only when the optional sorter is installed to the printing system.
  • Page 79: Ctxt - Print Centered Text

    CTXT CTXT — print Centered TeXT Format CTXT [,string][,option][,U-option]; Parameters string: any character string option: B = Leave cursor at center of string E = Move cursor at end of string L = Move cursor down one line N = Move cursor to beginning of next line U-option: Underline text Function...
  • Page 80 PRESCRIBE Command Reference Printout...
  • Page 81: Daf - Delete All Fonts

    DAF — Delete All Fonts Format DAF; Parameter None Function The DAF command deletes all nonresident fonts and the font numbers assigned to scalable fonts by the SFNT command from the printing system’s memory. This enables the user to make room for new fonts, macros, and graphics. File !R! UNIT P;...
  • Page 82: Dam - Delete All Macros

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference DAM — Delete All Macros Format DAM; Parameter None Function The DAM command deletes all macro definitions made by using the PRESCRIBE MCRO command from the printing system’s memory. This enables the user to make room for new macros, fonts, or graphics. File !R! RES;...
  • Page 83: Dap - Draw To Absolute Position

    DAP — Draw to Absolute Position Format DAP x-coordinate, y-coordinate; Parameters x-coordinate: distance from the left margin y-coordinate: distance from the top margin Function The DAP command draws a line from the current cursor position to a position specified relative to the top and left margins. The thickness of the line is designated by the SPD (set pen diameter) command.
  • Page 84 PRESCRIBE Command Reference Printout...
  • Page 85: Delf - Delete Font

    DELF DELF — DELete Font Format DELF font-number; Parameter font-number: number identifying the font to be deleted Function The DELF command deletes any designated non-resident font from the printing system’s memory. This enables the user to make room for new fonts, macros, and graphics. The printing system’s memory is large but not unlimited, and judicious use of the DELF command may prevent memory overflow.
  • Page 86: Delm - Delete Macro

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference DELM — DELete Macro Format DELM macro-name; Parameter macro-name: name defined by a previous MCRO command Function The DELM command deletes a specified macro definition from the printing system’s memory to make room for new macros, fonts, or graphics, or so that the same name can be used for another macro.
  • Page 87 DELM File !R! UNIT C; MCRO BX; SPD .05; BOX .8, -.8; MRP 1, 0; ENDM; MCRO SCREEN %, width, depth; CMNT Draws box with rounded corners; CMNT Leaves cursor at previous position; SPD .08; SCP; MRP .25, .25; ARC .23, .30, 270, 0; MRP 0, -.25;...
  • Page 88: Dpat - Select Dashed Pattern

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference DPAT — select Dashed PATtern Format DPAT number; Parameter number: number from 1 to 20 (11 to 20 are for user-defined patterns.) Function The DPAT command specifies the pattern of alternating black and white dashes to stroke the current path.
  • Page 89 DPAT Printout Related Command...
  • Page 90: Drp - Draw To Relative Position

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference DRP — Draw to Relative Position Format DRP x-coordinate, y-coordinate, ...; Parameter x-coordinate/y-coordinate: coordinates as measured from the current cursor position Function The DRP command draws a line from the current cursor position to a specified relative position.
  • Page 91 Printout Related Command PDRP...
  • Page 92: Drpa - Draw To Relative Position Specified By Angle

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference DRPA — Draw to Relative Position specified by Angle Format DRPA length, angle; Parameters length: length of the line angle: angle in degrees, measured clockwise from the vertical Function The DRPA command draws a line of a specified length at a specified angle, starting from the current cursor position, with the thickness designated by the SPD command.
  • Page 93 DRPA Printout...
  • Page 94: Dupx - Select/deselect Duplex Mode

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference DUPX — select/deselect DUPleX mode Format DUPX mode; Parameter mode: a number representing one of the following binding mode: 0 = simplex mode 1 = duplex mode, long-edge binding 2 = duplex mode, short-edge binding Function The DUPX command is effective only when the option duplexer is installed to the printing system.
  • Page 95: Dxpg - Select Duplex Page Side

    DXPG DXPG — select DupleX PaGe side Format DXPG side; Parameter side: a number representing the side of the ensuing page: 0 = Select next side (the same as form feed) 1 = Select front side 2 = Select back side Function The DXPG command is effective only when the option duplexer is installed to the printing system.
  • Page 96 PRESCRIBE Command Reference File The following example selects the duplex mode with short-edge binding, a portrait page orientation which results in text printing on both sides of the page. !R! CMNT Initiates a PRESCRIBE command sequence; RES; CMNT Causes a page break and resets parameters; DUPX 2;...
  • Page 97: Dzp - Draw To Zero-relative Position

    DZP — Draw to Zero-relative Position Format DZP x-coordinate, y-coordinate; Parameters x-coordinate: distance from the left edge limit of paper y-coordinate: distance from the top edge limit of paper Function The DZP command draws a line from the current cursor position to a position specified relative to the top and left edge limits of the paper.
  • Page 98 PRESCRIBE Command Reference Printout Related Command PDZP...
  • Page 99: Emcr - Enable Macro Depending On Paper Source

    EMCR EMCR — Enable MaCRo depending on paper source Format EMCR mode, paper-source [ = print-side], [repeat-count] macro-name [, parameter...]; Parameters mode: E = enable automatic macro D = disable automatic macro paper-source: 0 = multi-purpose feeder 1 = cassette 1 (printing system’s cassette) 2 = cassette 2 3 = cassette 3 4 = cassette 4...
  • Page 100 PRESCRIBE Command Reference Function The EMCR command allows separate auto macros to be assigned for each of the separate paper sources. In duplex printing, it is also possible to assign separate auto macros for both the front and back sides of a page. The following commands are invalid within a macro: AMCR, ASTK, PSRC, CCPY, DUPX, DXPG, JOBD, JOBL, JOBO, JOBP, JOBS, JOBT, JOG, LDFC, LDFN, MID, MSTK, RDMP, SEM, SPSZ, SSTK, STAK, STAT,...
  • Page 101: Endb - End A Two-dimensional Barcode String

    ENDB ENDB — END a two-dimensional Barcode string Format ENDB; Parameter None Function The ENDB command terminates a barcode data string preceded by a XBAR or XBUF command. If there is no ENDB command after data input for the XBAR and XBUF commands, a malfunction may occur.
  • Page 102: Endc - End Carbon Copy

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference ENDC — END carbon Copy Format ENDC; Function The ENDC command ends definition of the CCPY E command sequence. For details, refer to the CCPY command.
  • Page 103: Endd - End Dump

    ENDD ENDD — END Dump Format ENDD; Parameter None Function The ENDD command ends a hexadecimal dump initiated by the RDMP (Received-data DuMP) command and returns to the PRESCRIBE command mode. File See RDMP on page 218. Related Command RDMP...
  • Page 104: Endm - End Macro

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference ENDM — END Macro Format ENDM; Parameter None Function The ENDM command ends a macro definition and returns to the PRESCRIBE command mode. File !R! RES; DAM; UNIT C; MCRO BX; SPD .05; BOX .8, -.8; MRP 1, 0; ENDM;...
  • Page 105 ENDM Printout Related Commands CALL, DAM, DELM, MCRO...
  • Page 106: Endr - End Raster Data

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference ENDR — END Raster data Format ENDR; Parameter None Function The ENDR command declares the end of raster data. To declare the start of raster data, a RVRD command is used. File The following example prints an illustrated crown using the RVRD and ENDR. !R! RES;...
  • Page 107 ENDR 5, 0, 160, 96, 80, 0; 5, 1, 24, 1, 136, 0; 5, 14, 134, 6, 23, 0; 5, 48, 65, 248, 32, 192; 5, 192, 129, 8, 16, 48; 5, 0, 64, 144, 32, 0; 5, 0, 32, 96, 64, 0; 5, 0, 16, 0, 128, 0; 5, 0, 32, 0, 64, 0;...
  • Page 108: Epl - Select Ecoprint Level

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference EPL — select EcoPrint Level Format EPL level; Parameter level: 0 = off 2 = on Function The EPL command switches the Ecoprint on or off (default). Ecoprint is a standard feature of the print systems that enables the user to reduce the amount of toner placed on the page which saves on printing costs.
  • Page 109: Exit - Exit From Prescribe Mode

    EXIT EXIT — EXIT from PRESCRIBE mode Format EXIT [, E]; Parameter None Function When the printing system receives the EXIT command, it exits from the PRESCRIBE mode and treats the following information as characters to be printed. If the parameter E is added (EXIT, E;), the printing system ignores one carriage- return/linefeed immediately following the command.
  • Page 110: Fdir - Mp Tray Feed Direction

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference FDIR — MP tray Feed DIRection Format FDIR direction; Parameter direction: paper orientation on the MP tray 0 = Lengthwise 1 = Widthwise Function The FDIR command specifies the paper orientation during feeding paper on the MP tray. This is possible when the paper is A4 or letter or B5 size although this depends on the printing system model.
  • Page 111: Fill - Fill Closed Path

    FILL FILL — FILL closed path Format FILL rule; Parameter rule: drawing rule: 1 = use even-odd rule 2 = use non-zero winding number rule Function The FILL command fills the area enclosed by the current path with the current drawing rule.
  • Page 112 PRESCRIBE Command Reference File !R! RES; UNIT C; SIMG 1; CMNT Drawing clusters; NEWP; PMZP 10, 12; PDRP -5.7, -1.75; PCRP 0, 0, 0, -3.4, 3.1, -3.6; CLSP; PAT 2; FILL; PMZP 10, 12; PDRP -2.6, -5.35; PCRP 0, 0, 2.5, -2.5, 4.9, .1; CLSP; PAT 3; FILL; PMZP 10, 12;...
  • Page 113 FILL Printout...
  • Page 114: Flat - Set Flatness

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference FLAT — set FLATness Format FLAT flatness; Parameters flatness: number from 1 to 100 Function The FLAT command determines how smoothly curves in paths are to be drawn when a STRK or FILL command is used. Higher number values produce rougher curves and lower number values create smoother curves which require greater computation.
  • Page 115: Flst - Print Font List

    FLST FLST — print Font LiST Format FLST; Parameter None Function The FLST command prints a list of all resident and downloaded (user-defined) fonts in the printing system. The list provides information on each font such as font name, whether it is scalable or bitmap, font selection sequence using FSET, font ID, etc. The resident fonts are identified by the letter I (internal) in the font ID;...
  • Page 116 PRESCRIBE Command Reference Sample of Font List Internal Scalable and Bitmapped Fonts List PRESCRIBE Font Name Scalable/Bitmap Password Selection [FSET] Font ID...
  • Page 117: Fold - Fold Printed Pages

    FOLD FOLD — FOLD printed pages Format FOLD [staple]; Parameter staple: 1 = stapling Function The FOLD command is effective only when the optional document finisher having the booklet stitcher is installed to the printing system. This command is most conveniently used with the BKLT command that allows printing a job as a booklet, reordering and printing the pages ‘two-up’...
  • Page 118: Font - Change Current Font

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference FONT — change current FONT Format FONT font-number; Parameter font-number: number identifying the font Function The FONT command specifies a typeface for all text that follows. The font-number should designate a resident bitmap font, a scalable font selected by the SFNT command, or a nonresident font generated by the LDFC command or downloaded from the computer.
  • Page 119 FONT Printout Related Commands ALTF, FLST, SETF...
  • Page 120: Fpat - Generate Fill Pattern

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference FPAT — generate Fill PATtern Format FPAT #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #; Parameters number from 0 to 255 Function The FPAT command establishes a new shading pattern, for use by the BLK, ARC, and ×...
  • Page 121 FPAT File !R! RES; DAM; UNIT C; FSET 1p08V0s0b5T; MCRO PATTERN; FPAT %1, %2, %3, %4, %5, %6, %7, %8; BOX 5, 1; BLK 5, 1; MRP 0, 1.55; TEXT ’FPAT %1, %2, %3, %4, %5, %6, %7, %8;’, L; ENDM;...
  • Page 122: Frpo - Firmware Reprogram

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference FRPO — Firmware RePrOgram Format FRPO parameter, value; Parameters parameter: parameter stored in permanent memory value: new parameter value Function The FRPO command sets the various printing parameters stored in permanent memory. Each parameter is identified by a code consisting of a letter and a numeral, such as P1. Details of the parameters and their values are given in Chapter 6 of the Technical Reference manual.
  • Page 123 FRPO Printout Related Command FRPO INIT...
  • Page 124: Frpo Init - Frpo-initialize

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference FRPO INIT — FRPO-INITialize Format FRPO INIT; Parameter None Function The FRPO INIT command resets all FRPO parameters to their original, factory default values. This reset applies to the interface dependent parameters for the current interface as well as all non-interface dependent parameters. For a list of the factory default values, see Chapter 6 of the Technical Reference manual.
  • Page 125: Fset - Change Current Font Setting By Characteristic

    FSET FSET — change current Font SETting by characteristic Format FSET spacing-pitch-height-style-weight-typeface; Parameters spacing: fixed or proportional spacing, followed by a terminator P: 0 = fixed font 1 = proportional font pitch: pitch in cpi, from 0.44 to 99.99 cpi (ignored in a proportional font), followed by a terminator H height: the line-to-line spacing in points from 0.25 to 999.25;...
  • Page 126 PRESCRIBE Command Reference typeface: typeface as represented by one of the following numbers, followed by a terminator T: 0 = LinePrinterBM8.5-Roman 3 = CourierBM 4 = Swiss721BM 5 = Dutch801BM 6 = LetterGothicBM 8 = PrestigeEliteBM 4099 = Courier 4101 = CG Times 4102 = LetterGothic 4113 = CGOmega 4116 = Coronet...
  • Page 127 FSET In selecting a font, the printer engages in a process of elimination. It first examines all fonts to match based on symbol set (the highest priority). All matches are next examined based on spacing. When the printer has reduced the matches to one font, it selects that font.
  • Page 128 PRESCRIBE Command Reference File !R! UNIT P; SFNT ’Swiss742SWC-Roman’, 10; SLS 12; EXIT; First, this line is printed in a 10 point Swiss742SWC-Roman font. !R! FSET 14V; SLS 16; EXIT, E; Let’s see if the height parameter is changed to 14 points by FSET 14V;.
  • Page 129: Ftmd - Bitmap Font Mode

    FTMD FTMD — bitmap FonT MoDe Format FTMD value; Parameter value: an integer from 0 to 15 Function The FTMD command determines which attributes will be changed automatically when a bitmap font (simulated based on scalable fonts) is selected by the FONT, ALTF, or RPF command.
  • Page 130 PRESCRIBE Command Reference Automatic changes Font Character Line Fixed or Portrait or mode spacing spacing proportional landscape Default Font Modes Emulation mode Font Printer’s action when font is changed mode 0 (Line Printer) Adjusts page orientation, character spacing, line spacing. 1 (IBM X-24E) or Does not adjust anything.
  • Page 131 FTMD Printout...
  • Page 132: Gpat - Set Gray Pattern

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference GPAT — set Gray PATtern Format GPAT gray-level; Parameter gray-level: any number from 0 (black) to 1 (white) Function The GPAT command specifies the shade of gray for painting a block in both the standard mode and path mode graphics. Numbers with up to four decimal places are accepted. The default value is 0 (solid black).
  • Page 133 GPAT Printout Related Commands FPAT, PAT...
  • Page 134: Gray - Represent Gray

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference GRAY — represent GRAY COLOR Format GRAY gray-mode; Parameter gray-mode: 0 = represents gray in K (black, default) 1 = represents gray in CMY Function The GRAY command determines whether gray in graphic images is represented using black or combination of cyan, magenta, and yellow.
  • Page 135: Grrd - Graphic Data Read

    GRRD GRRD — GRaphic data ReaD COLOR Format GRRD format, width, height; <image>;ENDG; Parameters format: image format: B = Bitmap J = JPEG T = TIFF width: number from 0 to 65535 height: number from 0 to 65535 image: file name based on a specified format Function The GRRD command allows the image data of a specified format to be drawn in a specified size at a specified location.
  • Page 136 PRESCRIBE Command Reference c:¥> echo !R! STR 300; MZP 1,1; GRRD J,0,0; > lpt1 c:¥> copy /b fluit.jpg lpt1 c:¥> echo ;ENDG; PAGE; EXIT; > lpt1 Printout...
  • Page 137: Hue - Adjust Hue

    HUE — adjust HUE COLOR Format HUE color, angle[, type]; Parameters color: number representing the color for hue adjustment: 0 = all colors 1 = R 2 = Y 3 = G 4 = C 5 = B 6 = M angle: angle of hue rotation in degrees: color = 0, –...
  • Page 138 PRESCRIBE Command Reference When color is other than 0, a particular hue can be shifted. The example below shows that the yellow hue has been shifted in the direction of green indicating that yellow images will be slightly reddish and the image in the vicinity of yellowish green will be yellow.
  • Page 139: Intl - International Characters

    INTL INTL — InterNaTionaL characters Format INTL country-code, code-set; Parameters country-code: 0 = US ASCII 1 = France 2 = Germany 3 = UK 4 = Denmark/Norway 5 = Sweden 6 = Italy 7 = Spain 8 = Japan 9 = US Legal 10 = IBM PC-850 (Multilingual) 11 = IBM PC-860 (Portuguese) 12 = IBM PC-863 (Canadian French)
  • Page 140 PRESCRIBE Command Reference For example, the character assigned to character code 93 (hex 5D) varies according to the country code as follows: France § Germany Ü Denmark Å Italy é Spain ¿ The code-set parameter adjusts for the different symbol sets. According to the code-set parameter specified, the printer selects a symbol set available to the current emulation.
  • Page 141 INTL File CMNT This file will not print correctly in the IBM; CMNT emulation (mode 1); RES; INTL 2, 2; SLM 1; STM 2; SFNT "Helvetica", 14; EXIT; Diese [pfel sind eine ]berraschung! !R! PAGE; EXIT; Printout...
  • Page 142: Jobd - Job Deletion

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference JOBD — JOB Deletion Format JOBD [mode[, job-id or mailbox-id[, password]]]; Parameters mode: mode of deletion: 1 = Deletes temporary jobs 2 = Deletes permanent jobs 8 = Deletes the jobs in the virtual mailbox specified by mailbox-id 9 = Deletes the virtual mailbox specified by mailbox-id 15 = Resets all virtual mailboxes to a clean state job-id or mailbox-id:...
  • Page 143 JOBD Files To delete the temporary job with an ID of 28L016T50 from the hard disk: !R! JOBD 1, "28L016T50"; EXIT; To delete all permanent jobs in the hard disk: !R! JOBD 2; EXIT; To delete all temporary and permanent jobs in the hard disk: !R! JOBD;...
  • Page 144: Jobl - Print Job List

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference JOBL — print JOB List Format JOBL mode; Parameter mode: 1 = prints a list of temporary jobs in the hard disk 2 = prints a list of permanent jobs in the hard disk 8 = prints a list of virtual mailboxes to represent their usage status Function The JOBL command prints a list of all permanent jobs in the hard disk, or all temporary jobs, for checking the stored contents in the hard disk and to selectively delete jobs.
  • Page 145 JOBL File To print a permanent job list: !R! JOBL 2; EXIT;...
  • Page 146: Jobo - Job Output

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference JOBO — JOB Output Format JOBO mode, ’job-id’ or ’mailbox-id’[, password]; Parameters mode: 0 = normal 8 = virtual mailbox job-id (mode 0): job ID or page ID mailbox-id (mode 8): mailbox ID from 1 to 255, or alias password (mode 8 only): password for the mailbox Function...
  • Page 147 JOBO All jobs are delivered to the current output stack (all jobs to the same stack). Note however the jobs with stapling enabled will be forcibly sent to the stapler. The master password, if set previously by VMPW, is valid for all virtual mailboxes for which a password is set.
  • Page 148: Jobp - Job, Print With Print Options

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference JOBP — JOB, print with Print options Format JOBP print-option, parameter; Parameters print-option: an integer that specifies the print option from the ones below parameter: an integer, the letter m, or character string that specifies the parameter for the print option as indicated in the table below print- Function...
  • Page 149 JOBP print- Function Parameter Effective to: option Booklet 0 = off 1 = longitudinal feeding, left binding 2 = longitudinal feeding, right binding 3 = lateral feeding, left binding 4 = lateral feeding, right binding Function The JOBP command implements printing a print job which was prologued by JOBS and epilogued by JOBT in the similar manner as the JOBO command (See JOBO on page 136.).
  • Page 150: Jobs - Job Start

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference JOBS — JOB Start Format JOBS save-mode, copy, barcode, barcode-position[, share, ’job-name’, ’user-name’, ’time’]; Parameters save-mode: save mode: 0 = electronic sorting only 1 = temporary 2 = permanent 8 = (Print to) virtual mailbox copy: number of copies to print: 1 to 999 barcode (starting-mailbox when save-mode is 8): a number representing the page(s) barcode is printed...
  • Page 151 JOBS Function The JOBS command defines start of a job which is processed using e-MPS. The subsequent document is spooled in the hard disk or RAM disk. (Only HP mopier compatible spooling is possible if the printing system uses RAM disk.) Electronic sorting becomes possible in emulations other than PJL and KPDL.
  • Page 152 PRESCRIBE Command Reference virtual mailbox specification (See JOBP on page 138.), the job in question will not be saved to any virtual mailbox and no error will be displayed. While jobs are being stacked on a virtual mailbox, a message indicating that jobs are being stacked on virtual mailboxes (when the VMB-compatible printer driver is being used) will be displayed on the message display instead of Processing.
  • Page 153 JOBS !R! JOBS 8, 3, 3, 15, 0, ’Service’, ’Repair’, ’01/14/02 16:30:25’; UNIT C; MZP 5, 10; BOX 6, 6; PAGE; TEXT ’ABCDE’; PAGE; TEXT ’Domestic’; PAGE; JOBT; EXIT;...
  • Page 154: Jobt - Job Terminate

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference JOBT — JOB Terminate Format JOBT; Parameter None Function The JOBT command terminates defining a job which is started by JOBS. The JOBT command is used in combination with JOBS to constitute a job definition. The printing system prints the job in the number of copies as specified by the repeat count commanded by JOBS or JOBP in the cyclic manner.
  • Page 155: Jog - Jog Output Stacks For Separation

    JOG — JOG output stacks for separation Format JOG; Parameter None Function It is possible to offset separate jobs in the output stack by explicitly repeating the JOG command so that the user can clearly distinguish his/her print jobs from the others. This command is only enabled when an optional stacker is attached.
  • Page 156: Lapi - Load Api Program

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference LAPI — LoaD API Program Format LAPI Program type, PRESCRIBE command, function name; Parameters Program type: Type of the downloading program "PRE" PRESCRIBE command PRESCRIBE command name: Name of the PRESCRIBE command to be stored Alphanumeric string of 2 to 4 characters (Only in the case of "PRE") Function name: Name of the function that starts the user program...
  • Page 157: Ldfc - Load Font Character

    LDFC LDFC — LoaD Font Character Format LDFC font-number, code, height, width, y-offset, x-offset, cell-width, center, rotation[, resolution]; bit-map; Parameters font-number: font number (integer from 1000 to 65535). Same for all characters in the font. Must not duplicate any resident bitmap font number. code: ASCII code of the character (0 to 255) height:...
  • Page 158 PRESCRIBE Command Reference bit-map: dot pattern of the character, coded as a character string Function The LDFC command defines one character of a new bitmap font. It can be used to create special characters such as the one shown below, which is defined as the ‘+’ symbol (character code 43) of font 1000.
  • Page 159: Ldfn C - Generate Bitmap Character For Loading Font

    LDFN C LDFN C — generate bitmap character for LoaDing FoNt Format LDFN C, font-number, code, height, width, y-offset, x-offset, cell-width; bit-map; Parameters font-number: font number (integer from 1000 to 65535) code: ASCII code of the character code (0 to 255 for European; 0 to 65533 for Japanese) or in hexadecimal notation ($xxxx) height: height of the character bitmap, in dots (integer from 1 to 65535)
  • Page 160 (1- or 2-byte code), and other information of the font header already created. The bitmap data transferred at the end of this command is transferred under Kyocera’s original BBN format. This is the transfer format used by the LDFC and LDKC commands.
  • Page 161: Ldfn F - Create Header For Loading Font

    LDFN F LDFN F — create header for LoaDing FoNt Format LDFN F, font-number, resolution, name, symbol-set, spacing, width, height, style, stroke, type-face, type; Parameters font-number: font number: 1000 to 65535 resolution: resolution: 0 = 300-dpi bitmap 1 = 600-dpi bitmap 3 = 1200-dpi bitmap (Fine mode) name: font name (ASCII text string up to 31 characters long).
  • Page 162 PRESCRIBE Command Reference type: font type: 0 = character codes from 32 to 127 1 = character codes from 32 to 127 and from 160 to 255 2 = character codes from 0 to 255 Function The LDFN F command creates a font header for downloading a font to the printer. After the header is created, you must continue with downloading bitmap characters using the LDFN C command.
  • Page 163: Ldfn S - Load Truetype Font

    LDFN S LDFN S — LoaD truetype FoNt Format LDFN S, format, font-number, name, length[, symbol-set, style, stroke, type-face]; binary-data WRED; Parameters format: font format: 0 = TrueType font 1 = Japanese TrueType font 2 = Japanese TrueType Collection font font-number: font number: 1000 to 65535 Since there are two font headers for Japanese TrueType fonts, the printer automatically...
  • Page 164 PRESCRIBE Command Reference Function The LDFN S command allows outline fonts (TrueType fonts) to be downloaded to the printing system. A binary format is used to represent font data. The size of this data must match that given by length (font data length). Always explicitly terminate font data using WRED;.
  • Page 165: Lght - Adjust Lightness

    LGHT LGHT — adjust LiGHTness COLOR Format LGHT mode, degree; Parameters mode: mode of lightness adjustment: 0 = gamma control 1 = contrast control degree: degree of saturation level: number from –10 to 10 (Default is 0) Function The LGHT command controls lightness and darkness balance based on the specified parameters.
  • Page 166 PRESCRIBE Command Reference Default contrast Contrast set to high Contrast set to low Varying the darkness contrast allows the difference between the light and dark shades of the image to be articulated and the intensity of control changes the difference between the light and dark shades of the image.
  • Page 167: Map - Move To Absolute Position

    MAP — Move to Absolute Position Format MAP x-coordinate, y-coordinate; Parameters x-coordinate: distance from the left margin y-coordinate: distance from the top margin Function The MAP command moves the cursor to a position specified relative to the top and left margins, measured in the units designated by the UNIT command.
  • Page 168 PRESCRIBE Command Reference Printout Related Commands MRP, MZP, MRPA...
  • Page 169: Mclr - Match Color

    MCLR MCLR — Match CoLoR COLOR Format MCLR mode; Parameter mode: mode of color matching: 0 = none (default) 1 = auto 2 = vivid color 3 = display Function The MCLR command selects the mode of color matching. Color matching mode is changed according to the various conditions of emulation, paper type, and print quality.
  • Page 170: Mcro - Define Macro

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference MCRO — define MaCRO Format MCRO name[ dummy-sign[, comment]]; Parameters name: character string starting with a letter dummy-sign: any character (default: % preceded by a space) comment: any character string Function The MCRO command assigns a name to the sequence of PRESCRIBE commands that follows, up to the ENDM (end macro) command.
  • Page 171 MCRO The following table shows the source of the PCL macros, the location in the printer, and the property value for the resource — important if resource protection mode is used. See also Resource Protection in the Technical Reference manual. Macro Location Property...
  • Page 172: Mdat - Set Media Type Attribute

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference MDAT — set MeDia type ATtribute Format MDAT [media-type[, paper-weight, fuser-mode, duplex[, density]]]; Parameters media-type 1 = Plain 2 = Transparency 3 = Preprinted 4 = Label 5 = Bond 6 = Recycled 7 = Vellum 8 = Rough 9 = Letterhead 10 = Color 11 = Prepunched...
  • Page 173 MDAT fuser-mode 0 = High 1 = Middle 2 = Low 3 = Vellum duplex 0 = Enable 1 = Disable density 1 = Light 2 = Medium Light 3 = Normal 4 = Medium Heavy 5 = Heavy Function The MDAT command is used to customize the default attributes of a media type for optimization.
  • Page 174: Mid - Multi-tray Id

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference MID — Multi-tray ID Format MID tray-group; Parameter tray-group: number from 1 (top) to the maximum Function The MID command selects a group of trays in the sorter, which is assigned by the ASTK command and allows the subsequent SSTK (select Sorter STacKer) or CSTK (select Collator STacKer) command to deliver the output pages into the trays of that group for sorting or collating.
  • Page 175: Mpss - E-mps Storage

    MPSS MPSS — e-MPS Storage Format MPSS ’job-type’, ’limit’, size; Parameters job-type: CODE = temporary or permanent job VMB = virtual mailbox job JOBR = retention job limit: TEMPLIMITSIZE = Limit of the capacity for temporary stored jobs PERMLIMITSIZE = Limit of the capacity for permanent stored jobs VMBLIMITSIZE = Limit of the capacity for virtual mailbox jobs QUICKLIMITCOUNT = Limit of the number of Quick Copy jobs size:...
  • Page 176: Mpte - Mp Tray Empty

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference MPTE — MP Tray Empty Format MPTE mode; Parameter mode: 0= disables the paper-empty message despite the MP tray is empty. 1= enables the paper-empty message when the MP tray is empty. Function When the MP tray is configured as the default paper source, the MPTE command enables or disables the paper-empty message which is shown when the MP tray becomes empty.
  • Page 177: Mrp - Move To Relative Position

    MRP — Move to Relative Position Format MRP x-coordinate, y-coordinate; Parameters x-coordinate/y-coordinate: coordinates as measured from the current cursor position Function The MRP command moves the cursor from its current position to a specified relative position, measured in the units designated by the UNIT command. The coordinates may be positive or negative.
  • Page 178 PRESCRIBE Command Reference Printout Related Commands MAP, MZP, MRPA...
  • Page 179: Mrpa - Move To Relative Position Specified By Angle

    MRPA MRPA — Move to Relative Position specified by Angle Format MRPA distance, angle; Parameters distance: distance to move angle: angle in degree, measured clockwise from the vertical Function The MRPA command moves the cursor from its current position across a specified distance using a specified angle.
  • Page 180 PRESCRIBE Command Reference Printout Related Commands MAP, MRP, MZP...
  • Page 181: Mstk - Select Mailbox Stacker

    MSTK MSTK — select Mailbox STacKer Format MSTK [tray, tray, ...]; or MSTK 0; Parameter tray: number from 1 to the maximum Function The MSTK command is valid only when the option sorter is installed with the printing system. It instructs the printing system to deliver printed pages in the mailbox mode. In the mailbox mode, the printed pages are delivered to the trays in the reverse order of tray parameters.
  • Page 182: Mtyp - Select Media Type

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference MTYP — select Media TYPe Format MTYP media-type; Parameter media-type: 1 = Plain 2 = Transparency 3 = Preprinted 4 = Label 5 = Bond 6 = Recycled 7 = Vellum 8 = Rough 9 = Letterhead 10 = Color 11 = Prepunched 12 = Envelope...
  • Page 183 MTYP File To print on the A4 label loaded on the printer’s MP tray, set the MP tray size to A4 and the MP tray type to Labels (See the user’s manual for details.) !R! RES; PSRC 100; CMNT Sets the printer to automatic casette mode; CMNT Depending on the current media type;...
  • Page 184: Mzp - Move To Zero-relative Position

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference MZP — Move to Zero-relative Position Format MZP x-coordinate, y-coordinate; Parameters x-coordinate: distance from the left edge limit of paper y-coordinate: distance from the top edge limit of paper Function The MZP command moves the cursor to a position specified relative to the top and left edge limits of the paper, measured in the units designated by the UNIT command.
  • Page 185 Printout Related Commands MAP, MRP, MRPA...
  • Page 186: Newp - Start New Path

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference NEWP — start NEW Path Format NEWP; Parameter None Function The NEWP command empties the current path and starts a new path. A path construction ends with the CLSP (CLoSe Path) command or with any painting operator that paints the path or draws a line along it (STRK, FILL).
  • Page 187: Otry - Select Paper Output Tray

    OTRY OTRY — select paper Output TRaY Format OTAY tray; Parameter tray: 1 = printing system’s face-down output tray 2 = face-up output tray of the printing system or the option stacker 3 = face-down output tray of the option stacker 4 = face-up output tray of the option stacker (subtray) 5 = job separator 7 = face-down output tray of option stacher (subtray)
  • Page 188 PRESCRIBE Command Reference File !R! OTRY 2; EXIT; PAGE 1 On printers with only one paper tray this file will be delivered face-down as usual, page 1 first. !R! PAGE; EXIT; PAGE 2 PAGE 2 next, and so on, stacking in the correct order. !R! PAGE;...
  • Page 189: Page - Start New Page

    PAGE PAGE — start new PAGE Format PAGE; Parameter None Function The PAGE command causes a page break without resetting the printer. Subsequent data will be printed on a new page with no changes made to page formatting parameters such as spacing, margins, font selection.
  • Page 190: Pant - Create Pantone Color Palette

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference PANT — create PANTone color palette COLOR Format PANT color-number or ’color-name’; Parameters color-number: Pantone color number, integer from 100 to 5999 color-name: Pantone color name Function The PANT command can be used to specify the PANTONE uncoated color by number or name.
  • Page 191 PANT Process Yellow Process Magenta Process Cyan Process Black Process Blue Red 032 Warm Red Rubine Red Rhodamine Red Blue 072 Reflex Blue Orange 021 Yellow Green Purple Violet Black Black 2 Black 3 Black 4 Black 5 Black 6 Black 7 Warm Gray 1 Warm Gray 2...
  • Page 192: Parc - In Path, Draw Arc

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference PARC — in Path, draw ARC Format PARC x-coordinate, y-coordinate, radius, start-angle, end-angle; Parameters x-coordinate, y-coordinate: coordinates of the center of arc, measured from the left and top edge limits radius: radius of arc start-angle: starting angle, measured counterclockwise from the positive x axis end-angle: ending angle, measured counterclockwise from the positive x axis Function...
  • Page 193 PARC Printout...
  • Page 194: Pat - Select Fill Pattern

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference PAT — select fill PATtern Format PAT pattern-number[, resolution]; Parameters pattern-number: number from 1 to 60 or 100 to 105 resolution: 300 [dpi], 600 [dpi], or 1200 [dpi] Function The PAT command specifies the shading pattern used by the BLK and ARC commands and to fill a path.
  • Page 195 Resident Fill Patterns (300 dpi)
  • Page 196: Pcrp - In Path, Curve To Relative Position

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference PCRP — in Path, Curve to Relative Position Format PCRP x1, y1, x2, y2, x3, y3; Parameters x1, y1: coordinates of the first control point as measured from the current cursor position x2, y2: coordinates of the second control point as measured from the current cursor position x3, y3: coordinates of the end point as measured from the current cursor position Function...
  • Page 197 PCRP File !R! RES; UNIT C; NEWP; SPD .1; PMZP 3, 3; PCRP 4, 2, 5, 1.5, 6, 1.8; STRK; PAGE; EXIT; Printout Current positon (5, 1.5) (6, 1.8) (4, 2) File !R! RES; UNIT C; NEWP; SPD .1; PMZP 3, 3; PCRP 5.5, 1.5, 1.5, 5.5, 7, 7;...
  • Page 198: Pczp - In Path, Curve To Zero-relative Position

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference PCZP — in Path, Curve to Zero-relative Position Format PCZP x1, y1, x2, y2, x3, y3; Parameters x1, y1: coordinates of the first control point as measured from the left and top edge limits of paper x2, y2: coordinates of second control point as measured from the left and top edge limits of paper x3, y3:...
  • Page 199 PCZP File !R! RES; UNIT C; PMZP 3, 6; PCZP 11, 3, 2, 2, 9, 6; STRK; PAGE; EXIT; Printout (2, 2) (11, 3) (9, 6) Current position (3, 6)
  • Page 200: Pdir - Set Print Direction

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference PDIR — set Print DIRection Format PDIR angle; Parameter angle: angle in degrees; in 90° increments in a counterclockwise direction 0 = portrait 90 = landscape 180 = reverse portrait 270 = reverse landscape Function The PDIR command rotates the coordinates of the logical page by the degree represented by the value of the angle which orients the page in one of four directions.
  • Page 201 PDIR Portrait (PDIR 0;) Landscape (PDIR 90;) Reverse Landscape (PDIR 270;) Reverse Portrait (PDIR 180;) File !R! RES; UNIT P; SFNT ’Helvetica’, 8; UNIT C; MZP 10, 12; SPD .144; CIR .075; PDIR 270; TEXT ’ ENDLESS VARIETY AND VERSATILITY’; PDIR 180;...
  • Page 202 PRESCRIBE Command Reference Printout...
  • Page 203: Pdrp - In Path, Draw To Relative Position

    PDRP PDRP — in Path, Draw to Relative Position Format PDRP x-coordinate, y-coordinate, ...; Parameters x-coordinate, y-coordinate: coordinates as measured from the current cursor position Function The PDRP command adds a line to the current path from the current cursor position to a specified relative position, measured in the units designated by the UNIT command.
  • Page 204 PRESCRIBE Command Reference Printout Related Command PDZP...
  • Page 205: Pdzp - In Path, Draw To Zero-relative Position

    PDZP PDZP — in Path, Draw to Zero-relative Position Format PDZP x-coordinate, y-coordinate; Parameters x-coordinate, y-coordinate: coordinates as measured from the left and top edge limits of the current page Function The PDZP command adds a line to the current path from the current cursor position to a position specified relative to the top and left edge limits of the current page, measured in the units designated by the UNIT command.
  • Page 206 PRESCRIBE Command Reference Printout Related Command PDRP...
  • Page 207: Pelp - In Path, Draw Ellipse

    PELP PELP — in Path, draw ELlipse Format PELP x-diagonal, y-diagonal[, x-start, y-start, x-end, y-end[, ellipse- path]]; Parameters x-diagonal: X-coordinate of diagonal point of bounding box y-diagonal: Y-coordinate of diagonal point of bounding box x-start: X-coordinate of start control point of the ellipse y-start: Y-coordinate of start control point of the ellipse x-end:...
  • Page 208 PRESCRIBE Command Reference Current cursor position (x-start, y-start) (x-end, y-end) Bounding box (x-diagonal, y-diagonal) File RES; UNIT C; MZP 0, 0; BOX 2, 3; NEWP; PMZP 0, 0; PELP 2, 3, 2, 0, 0, 0, N; STRK; MZP 5, 5; BOX 2, -3;...
  • Page 209: Pie - Draw Pie Chart

    PIE — draw PIE chart Format PIE radius, starting-angle, slice-size, ...; Parameters radius: radius of the pie chart starting-angle: position of the first slice slice-size: relative sizes of the slices Function The PIE command is a standard mode graphics command which draws a pie chart centered at the current cursor position.
  • Page 210 PRESCRIBE Command Reference Printout...
  • Page 211: Pmra - In Path, Move To Relative Position Specified By Angle

    PMRA PMRA — in Path, Move to Relative position specified by Angle Format PMRA x-coordinate, y-coordinate, distance, angle; Parameters x-coordinate, y-coordinate: coordinates as measured from the left and top edge limits of the page distance: distance specified in increments governed by the unit value. angle: angle in degrees, measured counterclockwise from the positive x axis Function...
  • Page 212 PRESCRIBE Command Reference File !R! RES; UNIT C; SPD 0.2; NEWP; PMRA 10, 19, 5, 45; PARC 10, 19, 5, 45, 135; STRK; PAGE; EXIT; Printout...
  • Page 213: Pmrp - In Path, Move To Relative Position

    PMRP PMRP — in Path, Move to Relative Position Format PMRP x-coordinate, y-coordinate; Parameters x-coordinate, y-coordinate: coordinates as measured from the current cursor position Function The PMRP command moves the cursor from its current position to a specified relative position in a path construction, measured in the unit value designated by the UNIT command.
  • Page 214 PRESCRIBE Command Reference Printout Related Command PMZP...
  • Page 215: Pmzp - In Path, Move To Zero-relative Position

    PMZP PMZP — in Path, Move to Zero-relative Position Format PMZP x-coordinate, y-coordinate; Parameters x-coordinate, y-coordinate: coordinates as measured from left edge limit of the current page Function The PMZP command moves the cursor to a position in a path construction, specified relative to the top and left edge limits of the current page, and measured in the units designated by the UNIT command.
  • Page 216 PRESCRIBE Command Reference Printout Related Command PMRP...
  • Page 217: Pnch - Punch

    PNCH PNCH — PuNCH Format PNCH[ mode]; Parameter mode: number of punched holes: 1 = 2 (Europe) or 3 (U.S.) 2 = 4 (Europe) or 2 (U.S.) 51 = 2 (Europe) or 3 (U.S.), left 52 = 4 (Europe) or 2 (U.S.), left 61 = 2 (Europe) or 3 (U.S.), right 62 = 4 (Europe) or 2 (U.S.), right 71 = 2 (Europe) or 3 (U.S.), top...
  • Page 218 PRESCRIBE Command Reference The mode parameters of 51, 52, 61, 62, 71, and 72 are valid for some copier models only. These parameters allow to position the holes in either of the left, right, and top sides of the page by logically aligning the page in reference to the punched holes. Note that the mode parameter is valid for a finisher with the dual mode punching system, such as the DF-71, only.
  • Page 219: Prbx - In Path, Draw Round Box

    PRBX PRBX — in Path, draw Round BoX Format PRBX width, height, radius; Parameters width: width of round box height: height of round box radius: radius of round box corners Function The PRBX command adds a round box path to the current path. This command close the sub-paths but does not stroke the path by itself.
  • Page 220 PRESCRIBE Command Reference File !R! RES; UNIT C; SPD 0.125; NEWP; PMZP 1, 1; PRBX 11.7, 1.7, 0.5; STRK; MZP 1.5, 2.15; SFNT "Helvetica-Bd", 24; TEXT "CAUTION: HOT SURFACE!"; PAT 5; NEWP; PMZP 1, 4; PRBX 5, 2.4, 0.3; FILL; MZP 1.4, 4.7;...
  • Page 221: Prrc - In Path, At Relative Position, Draw Arc

    PRRC PRRC — in Path, at Relative position, draw aRC Format PRRC x-coordinate, y-coordinate, radius, start-angle, end-angle; Parameters x-coordinate/ y-coordinate: coordinates as measured from the current cursor position radius: radius of arc start-angle: starting angle, measured counterclockwise from the positive x axis end-angle: ending angle, measured counterclockwise from the positive x axis Function...
  • Page 222 PRESCRIBE Command Reference PRRC 1, 1, 180, 0; Negative values are acceptable for angle. For example, an angle of 315 degrees is the same as –45 degrees. File !R! RES; SPD 0.05; MZP 4.5, 5; NEWP; PRRC -1, 0, 1, 90, 270; PRRC 1, -2, 1, 0, 180;...
  • Page 223: Psrc - Select Paper Source

    PSRC PSRC — select Paper SouRCe Format PSRC mode; Parameter mode: 0 = multi-purpose tray 1 = Cassette 1 2 = Cassette 2 3 = Cassette 3 4 = Cassette 4 5 = Cassette 5 6 = Cassette 6 99 = envelope feeder 100 = automatic Function The PSRC command selects whether to feed paper from the cassette, multi-purpose tray,...
  • Page 224: Pxpl - Pixel Placement

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference PXPL — PiXel PLacement Format PXPL mode; Parameter mode: pixel placement mode 0 = Grid intersection 1 = Grid centered Function The PXPL command determines how pixels are rendered in images. It selects whether pixels are centered at grid intersections or inside the boxes created by the grid. See the figure below.
  • Page 225: R! - Prescribe Start Sequence

    !R! — PRESCRIBE start sequence Format !command-recognition-character! Parameter command-recognition-character: capital R, unless changed by the SCRC or FRPO P9 command Function When the printing system receives !R!, it enters PRESCRIBE mode and treats the following data as PRESCRIBE commands. The command that follows the !R! command should be separated from the !R! by a space or placed on a new line.
  • Page 226 PRESCRIBE Command Reference Printout Related Commands EXIT, SCRC...
  • Page 227: Rclt - Rotated Collation

    RCLT RCLT — Rotated CoLlaTion Format RCLT; Parameter None Function The RCLT command instructs the printing system to stack the sets on the tray in alternating orientations. The RCLT command require a hard disk installed in the printing system or a RAM disk. The RCLT command is available when printing using A4, B5 and letter size paper.
  • Page 228: Rdmp - Received-data Dump

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference RDMP — Received-data DuMP Format RDMP; Parameter None Function The RDMP command causes all subsequent data to be printed in hexadecimal form (two hexadecimal digits per character) until an ENDD (END Dump) command is received, or until the printing system runs out of data and times out. Related Command ENDD...
  • Page 229 RDMP Sample...
  • Page 230: Res - Reset

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference RES — RESet Format RES; Parameter None Function The RES command causes a page break and resets parameters as indicated below. Some reset values can also be changed by the FRPO command. For these, the factory reset value is given, followed by the FRPO parameters that can be used to change this value in parenthesis.
  • Page 231 Value after reset Related PRE- (Related FRPO parameter) Parameter SCRIBE Com- mands LaserJet (PCL) IBM/Epson Diablo ← ← Underline thickness 4 dots, 7 dots SULP and distance below baseline Current font Font 1 (C5/2/3) or Font 8 (IBM) Font 1 (C5/2/3) FONT, FSET, V3 (scalable font)†...
  • Page 232: Resl - Select Resolution

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference RESL — select RESoLution Format RESL resolution; Parameter resolution: 300 [dpi], 600 [dpi] or 1200 [dpi] Function The RESL command switches the resolution of the printing system between 300 dpi, 600 dpi, and 1200 dpi.When this command is received, the image data currently remaining is forcibly output on paper.
  • Page 233: Rgbl - Control Rgb Level

    RGBL RGBL — control RGB Level COLOR Format RGBL color, level; Parameters color: 0 = red 1 = green 2 = blue level: number from –10 to 10 (Default = 0) Function The RGBL command controls balance for each level of RGB. It individually corrects the gamma for each color.
  • Page 234 PRESCRIBE Command Reference This command is enabled for all color spaces, all color modes and all monitor simulation modes. If ink simulation is set to other than none, this command is disabled. The RES command resets saturation to its default state. This mode is not held in the printing system.
  • Page 235: Rgst - Offset Registration

    RGST RGST — offset ReGiSTration Format RGST horizontal-offset, vertical-offset; Parameters horizontal-offset: horizontal offset value from the absolute coordinate (0, 0) for the physical paper feed direction, in current unit. The coordinates may be positive or negative. vertical-offset: vertical offset value from the absolute coordinate (0, 0) for the physical paper feed direction, in current unit.
  • Page 236: Rpcs - Return To Previous Code Set

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference RPCS — Return to Previous Code Set Format RPCS; Parameter None Function The RPCS command resumes use of a code set saved by a previous SCCS (save current code set) command. The RPCS commands return to the code sets in reverse order in which they were nested.
  • Page 237: Rpf - Return To Previous Font

    RPF — Return to Previous Font Format RPF; Parameter None Function The RPF command resumes use of a font saved by a previous SCF (save current font) command. The RPF commands return to the fonts in the reverse order in which they were saved.
  • Page 238: Rpg - Return To Previous Graphics State

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference RPG — Return to Previous Graphics state Format RPG; Parameter None Function The RPG command restores the graphics state most recently saved by a SCG (Save Current Graphics) command. The following items of graphics state revert to the state saved previously.
  • Page 239 Printout Related Command...
  • Page 240: Rpp - Return To Previous Position

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference RPP — Return to Previous Position Format RPP; Parameter None Function The RPP command moves the cursor to a position saved by a previous SCP (save current position) command. If the RPP command is executed by mistake when no previous position has been saved, the resulting cursor movement is unpredictable.
  • Page 241 Printout Related Command...
  • Page 242: Rppl - Return To Previous Palette

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference RPPL — Return to Previous PaLette COLOR Format RPPL; Parameter None Function The RPPL command restores the color palette most recently saved by a SCPL (save current palette) command. A color palette restored using the RPPL command immediately becomes active.
  • Page 243: Rpu - Return To Previous Unit

    RPU — Return to Previous Unit Format RPU; Parameter None Function The RPU command brings the unit of measurement (inches, centimeters, points, or dots; as specified by the UNIT command) back to the unit saved by the SCU (save current unit) command.
  • Page 244: Rttx - Rotate Text

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference RTTX — RoTate TeXt Format RTTX angle, ’string’[, U-option]; Parameters angle: angle of rotation in degrees string: character string U-option: Underline text Function Taking the normal output angle for text as zero, the RTTX command rotates a character string around its starting point by the angle of rotation specified.
  • Page 245 RTTX Printout...
  • Page 246: Rtxt - Print Right-aligned Text

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference RTXT — print Right-aligned TeXT Format RTXT[’string’][,option][,U-option]; Parameters string: any character string option: B = Leave cursor at back end of string E = Move cursor to front end of string L = Move cursor down one line N = Move cursor to beginning of next line U-option: Underline text...
  • Page 247 RTXT File !R! RES; UNIT P; SFNT ’TimesNewRoman’; UNIT I; MCRO PF; MRP .15, 0; BOX .1, -.1; MRP .5, 0; BOX .1, -.1; MRP -.65, 0; ENDM; MAP 3, 3; TEXT ’Pass Fail’, L, U; CALL PF; RTXT ’Unit test’, L; CALL PF;...
  • Page 248: Rvcd - Receive Compressed Raster Data

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference RVCD — ReceiVe Compressed raster Data Format RVCD[ compression-mode]; length, data, ... ; Parameters compression-mode: 0 = uncompressed 1 = run-length encoding 2 = TIFF (Tagged Image File Format) [rev. 4.0] length: bytes of raster data data: binary raster data, 0H to FFH Function The RVCD command transfers and encodes the subsequent raster data by the amount of...
  • Page 249: Rvcl - Receive Color Raster Data

    RVCL RVCL — ReceiVe CoLor raster data COLOR Format RVCL [compression-mode,] length, data; Parameters compression-mode: 0 = uncompressed (Default) 1 = run-length encoded 2 = TIFF (Tagged Image File Format) [rev. 4.0] length: bytes of raster data data: binary raster data, 0H to FFH Function The RVCL command is the color version of the RVCD (ReceiVe Compressed raster Data) command.
  • Page 250: Rvrd - Receive Raster Data

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference RVRD — ReceiVe Raster Data Format RVRD; number of data, data, ... ; Function The RVRD command declares the start of raster data. Raster data represents dot lines encoded as numeric values as shown below. Each dot line is divided into 8-dot segments. Each segment is converted to a number by the same system of column weights as used in the FPAT (Fill PATtern) command.
  • Page 251 RVRD The following examples produce invalid raster data lines: Wrong: 0,; Count cannot be 0. 1; Use 1,; for a blank line. 2, 1, 1, 1; Too many data values. 2, -1, -1; Negative values are not allowed. 2, 1 , 1;...
  • Page 252: Rwer D - [read/write External Resource] Delete Data On External Media

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference RWER D — [Read/Write External Resource] Delete data on external media Format RWER D, medium, data-type, ’partition-name’; Parameters medium: 0 = hard disk or RAM disk A = memory card data-type: type of data to be deleted 1 = Font data 2 = Printable data 16 = Macro data...
  • Page 253: Rwer F - [read/write External Resource] Format External Media

    RWER F RWER F — [Read/Write External Resource] Format external media Format RWER F, medium; Parameter medium: 0 = hard disk A = memory card Function The RWER F command formats any external media whether it is a memory card or the hard disk.
  • Page 254 PRESCRIBE Command Reference RWER I — [Read/Write External Resource] automatically print partition Information Format RWER I, mode; Parameter mode: control mode: E = Enable automatic printing of partition information D = Disable automatic printing of partition information Function The RWER I command toggles the automatic printing of partition lists for any external media whether it is a memory card or the hard disk.
  • Page 255: Rwer L - [read/write External Resource] Print Partition List

    RWER L RWER L — [Read/Write External Resource] print partition List Format RWER L[, medium]; Parameter medium: 0 = hard disk or RAM disk A = memory card E = EPROM Function The RWER L command explicitly prints partition lists for any external media whether it is a memory card, the hard disk, or the RAM disk.
  • Page 256: Rwer R - [read/write External Resource] Read Data From External Media

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference RWER R — [Read/Write External Resource] Read data from external media Format RWER R, medium, data-type, ’partition-name’; Parameters medium: 0 = hard disk or RAM disk A = memory card E = EPROM data-type: 2 = Printable data 128 = API data (downloadable program) partition-name: Name of partition from which data is read, a maximum of 15 printable ASCII characters...
  • Page 257: Rwer S - [read/write External Resource] Store Truetype Font

    RWER S RWER S — [Read/Write External Resource] Store TrueType font Format RWER S, medium, font-type, file-name, font-name, length[, value, style, weight, type-face];binary-data WRED; Parameters medium: drive specification: 0 = hard disk or RAM disk A = memory card font-type: font type: 0 = TrueType font 1 = Japanese TrueType font...
  • Page 258 PRESCRIBE Command Reference binary-data: font data (TrueType format) Function The RWER S command allows outline fonts (in TrueType format) to be downloaded to the printing system and to be stored on the specified media as font data. TrueType fonts particularly can be defined easily just by adding the TrueType font format as binary- data.
  • Page 259: Rwer T - [read/write External Resource] Set Terminate String

    RWER T RWER T — [Read/Write External Resource] set Terminate string Format RWER T[, ’terminator’]; Parameter terminator: ASCII text string up to 4 bytes, enclosed in either single or double quotation marks Function The RWER T command sets a terminator string for external media whether it is a memory card or the hard disk.
  • Page 260: Rwer W - [read/write External Resource] Write Data To External Media

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference RWER W — [Read/Write External Resource] Write data to external media Format RWER W, medium, data-type[, ’partition-name’]; Parameters medium: 0 = hard disk or RAM disk A = memory card data-type: 1 = Font data 2 = Printable data 16 = Macro data 112 = File data 128 = API data (downloadable program)
  • Page 261 RWER W 1. Verify the printing system’s message display indicates Ready. 2. Enter the following at the DOS prompt: C:\>ECHO !R! RWER W, A, 2, ’DATA123’; >PRN The message display will change from Ready to Processing, and then to Waiting. The printing system is now ready to receive data, so send the file from the computer to the printing system.
  • Page 262: Rwrf D - [read/write Resource File] Delete Data On External Device

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference RWRF D — [Read/Write Resource File] Delete data on external device Format RWRF D, medium, data-type, "file-name"; Parameters medium: 0 = hard disk A = memory card data-type: "API" API program "FNT" Font data "MCR" Macro data "PRN"...
  • Page 263: Rwrf F - [read/write Resource File] Format External Device

    RWRF F RWRF F — [Read/Write Resource File] Format external device Format RWRF F, medium; Parameters medium: 0 = hard disk A = memory card Function The RWRF F command physically and logically formats an external device such as the hard disk.
  • Page 264: Rwrf L - [read/write Resource File] Print Resource File List

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference RWRF L — [Read/Write Resource File] print resource file List Format RWRF L[, ’medium’]; Parameters medium: 0 = hard disk A = memory card Prints a resource file list for all devices if omitted. Function The RWRF L command prints a resource file list registered in an external device. Example: Print a resource file list in the hard disk.
  • Page 265: Rwrf P - [read/write Resource File] Set Hidden File

    RWRF P RWRF P — [Read/Write Resource File] set hidden file Format RWRF P, medium, data-type, "file-name"; Parameters medium: 0 = hard disk A = memory card data-type: "API" API program "FNT" Font data "MCR" Macro data file-name: ASCII text string up to 15 bytes. Function The RWRF P command sets the specified file as a hidden one.
  • Page 266: Rwrf R - [read/write Resource File] Read

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference RWRF R — [Read/Write Resource File] Read Format RWER R, medium, "PRN", 'partition-name'; Parameters medium: 0 = hard disk A = memory card partition-name: Name of partition from which data is read, a maximum of 15 printable ASCII characters Function The RWRF R command reads data specified by file name from any external media.
  • Page 267: Rwrf T - [read/write Resource File] Set Terminate String

    RWRF T RWRF T — [Read/Write Resource File] set Terminate string Format RWRF T[, ’terminator’]; Parameters terminator: ASCII text string up to 4 bytes Set to default "WRED" if omitted. Function The RWRF T command changes a terminator (default: WRED). The terminator that was changed with this command is also available for the LAPI command to load the API program.
  • Page 268: Rwrf W - [read/write Resource File] Write Data To External Device (api Program)

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference RWRF W — [Read/Write Resource File] Write data to external device (API program) Format RWRF W, medium, "API", "program-type", prescribe-command-name, API- program-start-function-name, "file-name"; Parameters medium: 0 = hard disk A = memory card program-type: "PRE" prescribe command prescribe-command-name: ASCII text string up to 4 bytes API-program-start-function-name:...
  • Page 269: Rwrf W - [read/write Resource File] Write Data To External Device (font)

    RWRF W RWRF W — [Read/Write Resource File] Write data to external device (font) Format RWRF W, medium, "FNT", font-type, "file-name", "font-name", font-data- length, symbol-set-value, font-style, stroke-weight, typeface; Parameters medium: 0 = hard disk A = memory card font-type: 0 = TrueType Font 1 = Japanese TrueType Font 2 = Japanese TrueType Font Collection RSF = RomSlotFormat...
  • Page 270 PRESCRIBE Command Reference Function The RWRF W command writes data to an external device such as the hard disk. The available number of fonts is max. 512 in the same compact flash and max. 4096 in the hard disk. Duplicating a file name causes the system to rename the specified one and save data (without overwriting data).
  • Page 271: Rwrf W - [read/write Resource File] Write Data To External Device (macro)

    RWRF W RWRF W — [Read/Write Resource File] Write data to external device (macro) Format RWRF W, medium, "MCR", macro-type, "macro-ID or macro-name", "file- name"; Parameters medium: 0 = hard disk A = memory card macro-type: "PRE" prescribe macro "PCL" PCL macro macro-ID or macro-name: macro-ID for PCL macro (0 to 32767) macro-name for prescribe macro (ASCII text string up to 4 bytes)
  • Page 272: Rwrf W - [read/write Resource File] Write Data To External Device (printable Data)

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference RWRF W — [Read/Write Resource File] Write data to external device (printable data) Format RWRF W, medium, "PRN", "file name"; Parameters medium: 0 = hard disk A = memory card file-name: ASCII text string up to 15 bytes Automatically set by the system if omitted.
  • Page 273: Satu - Adjust Saturation Level

    SATU SATU — adjust SATUration level COLOR Format SATU degree; Parameter degree: degree of saturation level: number from –10 to 10 (Default = 0) Function The SATU command adjusts saturation level based on the specified parameter. The color bars below show saturation variations using hue “R” as an example. The top color bar represents the default saturation variation.
  • Page 274: Sbm - Set Bottom Margin

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference SBM — Set Bottom Margin Format SBM length; Parameter length: distance from top of paper to bottom margin Function The SBM command sets the bottom margin, as measured from the top edge limit of the paper in the units designated by the UNIT command. If an attempt is made to print below the bottom margin, the characters will be printed on the next page.
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  • Page 276: Scap - Set Line Cap

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference SCAP — Set line CAP Format SCAP mode; Parameter mode: line cap mode: 1 = square caps 2 = butt caps 3 = round caps Function The SCAP command determines the shape of line ends (or a line cap) in a path where they are finally stroked.
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  • Page 278: Sccs - Save Current Code Set

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference SCCS — Save Current Code Set Format SCCS; Parameter None Function The SCCS command instructs the printing system to remember the code set of the current font. This command may be used in conjunction with a SCF (save current font) command to prevent the font from losing the current code set after a command operation has been made, even if the command changes the code set (macro, etc.).
  • Page 279 SCCS Printout Related Commands RPCS, RPF, SCF...
  • Page 280: Scf - Save Current Font

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference SCF — Save Current Font Format SCF; Parameter None Function The SCF command saves the current font so that it can be retrieved later using the RPF (return to previous font) command. The font to be saved can be either a bitmap font or a scalable font.
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  • Page 282: Scg - Save Current Graphics State

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference SCG — Save Current Graphics state Format SCG; Parameter None Function The SCG command saves the graphics state comprised of the following characteristics: • Current path and cursor position • Current pen diameter • Current line join •...
  • Page 283 Printout Related Commands FILL, RPG...
  • Page 284: Scol - Select Color

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference SCOL — Select COLor COLOR Format SCOL number; Parameter number: number from 0 to 255 (Default is 0.) Function The SCOL command selects a color from the currently active palette. If no color is assigned to the specified number, this command is ignored. If the specified number exceeds the valid range, this command is invalid.
  • Page 285: Scp - Save Current Position

    SCP — Save Current Position Format SCP; Parameter None Function The SCP command instructs the printing system to remember the current cursor position, so that it can be retrieved later using the RPP (return to previous position) command. Up to eight positions can be saved in the printing system’s memory (using a separate SCP command for each).
  • Page 286: Scpi - Set Characters Per Inch

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference SCPI — Set Characters Per Inch Format SCPI number; Parameter number: number of characters per inch Function The SCPI command sets the number of characters per inch (even if the UNIT command designates a non-inch unit). When a proportionally-spaced font is used and the font mode (FTMD) is 0 to 3 or 8 to 11, SCPI 0 (zero) must be specified to obtain the innate spacing of each character.
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  • Page 288: Scpl - Save Current Palette

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference SCPL — Save Current PaLette COLOR Format SCPL; Parameter None Function The SCPL command saves the currently active palette, so that it can be retrieved later using the RPPL (return to previous palette) command. Palettes can be saved as many as there is enough memory. If there is insufficient memory, a memory overflow will result and the palette will not be saved.
  • Page 289: Scrc - Set Command Recognition Character

    SCRC SCRC — Set Command Recognition Character Format SCRC character; Parameter character: new command recognition character, any character from ASCII code 33 (!) to ASCII code 126 ( ) except the apostrophe (’), quotation mark (”) or semicolon (;). Function The SCRC command changes the command recognition character between the exclamation points in the PRESCRIBE start sequence.
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  • Page 291: Scs - Set Character Spacing

    SCS — Set Character Spacing Format SCS distance; Parameter distance: character-to-character spacing, or 0 Function The SCS command sets the distance from the beginning of one character to the beginning of the next character. When a proportionally-spaced font is used and the font mode (FTMD) is 0 to 3 or 8 to 11, SCS 0 (zero) must be specified to obtain the innate spacing of each character.
  • Page 292: Scsz - Set Custom Paper Size

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference SCSZ — Set Custom paper SiZe Format SCSZ width, height, unit; Parameters width: width of custom paper size height: height of custom paper size unit: M = millimeters I = inches Function The SCSZ command sets the paper size when the user-defined size paper is used in the universal cassette.
  • Page 293: Scu - Save Current Unit

    SCU — Save Current Unit Format SCU; Parameter None Function The SCU command instructs the printing system to save the current unit of measurement. Saving the current unit can prove useful when a macro containing a UNIT command changes the unit of measurement. The saved unit can be retrieved later using the RPU (return to previous unit) command.
  • Page 294 PRESCRIBE Command Reference Printout Related commands SCF, SCP, UNIT...
  • Page 295: Sdp - Store Dash Pattern

    SDP — Store Dash Pattern Format SDP pattern-number, dash1, space1, dash2, space2, ..., dash10, space10; Parameters pattern-number: number from 11 to 20 dash1 ... 10: length of dash space1 ... 10: space between dashes Function The SDP command generates a new dash pattern used by the DPAT (dashed pattern) command for stroking a path.
  • Page 296 PRESCRIBE Command Reference File !R! RES; UNIT P; SDP 11, 2, 2, 5, 5; NEWP; UNIT C; SPD .2; PMRA 10, 10, 3, 0; DPAT 11; PARC 10, 10, 3, 0, 360; STRK; PAGE; EXIT; Printout Related Command DPAT...
  • Page 297: Sem - Set Emulation Mode

    SEM — Set Emulation Mode Format SEM mode; Parameter mode: 0 = Line Printer 1 = IBM Proprinter X-24E 2 = Diablo 630 5 = Epson LQ-850 6 = HP LaserJet/PCL 8 = KC-GL (Plotter) 9 = KPDL (an option on some models) Function The SEM command temporarily changes the printing system’s emulation mode.
  • Page 298: Setf - Set Alternate Font

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference SETF — SET alternate Font Format SETF alternate-number, font-number; Parameters alternate-number: a number from 0 to 31 font-number: a number from 0 to 65535 Function The SETF command assigns a font to an alternate number, so that it can be selected by the ALTF (alternate font) command.
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  • Page 300: Sfa - Set Bitmap Font Attributes

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference SFA — Set bitmap Font Attributes Format SFA hmi, vmi, F/P[, rotation, symbol-set, height, U/I, weight, type- face][, font-type]; Executable Parameters hmi: horizontal motion index; in a fixed font, the distance from the center of one character to the center of the next;...
  • Page 301 height: maximum height of the font U/I: U = upright I = italic weight: degree of bolding, from -7 (light) to +7 (bold) type-face: 0 = Line Printer 1 = Pica 2 = Elite 3 = Courier 4 = Swiss 721 5 = Dutch 801 6 = Gothic 7 = Script...
  • Page 302 PRESCRIBE Command Reference will not take effect. If the font mode is 0 (the default value in the daisywheel emulation mode), none of the attributes will take effect. Non-executable Parameters The fourth and subsequent parameters of the SFA command are optional, although if one of these parameters is desired, then the preceding parameters must also be specified.
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  • Page 304: Sfnt - Select Current Font By Typeface

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference SFNT — Select current FoNT by typeface Format SFNT ’type-face’[, height [, font-number [, symbol-set, compression, shear]]]; Parameters type-face: Name of the typeface of the font to be selected. height: Height of the characters in points. The minimum value is 0.25 points and the maximum value is 999.75 points, in 0.25-point increments.
  • Page 305 SFNT height parameter is omitted, the printing system sizes the font to the height of the current font. The following example displays a range of font heights. You can assign any number from 1000 to 65535 as a temporary font-number, as long as you do not duplicate the number of a bitmap font or a font number already in use.
  • Page 306 PRESCRIBE Command Reference This is 10-point Helvetica-Nr, with Roman-8 symbol set, compression is 2, and shear is .3. You can later recall this font by the FONT 3000; command. !R! PAGE; EXIT; Printout...
  • Page 307: Sgpc - Set Kcgl Pen Color

    SGPC SGPC — Set kcGl Pen Color COLOR Format SGPC pen-number, color; Parameters pen-number: number from 1 to 8 corresponding to FRPO G1 to G8 parameter color: 0 = Black 1 = Red 2 = Green 3 = Yellow 4 = Blue 5 = Magenta 6 = Cyan 7 = White...
  • Page 308: Shmi - Set Hmi

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference SHMI — Set HMI Format SMHI hmi; Parameter hmi: horizontal motion index; in a fixed font, the distance from the center of one character to the center of the next; in a proportionally spaced font, the width of the space character Function The SHMI command sets the HMI.
  • Page 309: Simg - Set Image Model

    SIMG SIMG — Set IMaGe model Format SIMG operation-mode; Parameter operation-mode: Source image Pattern image Transparent – Opaque – Transparent Transparent 4 = Transparent Opaque 5 = Opaque Transparent 6 = Opaque Opaque Function The SIMG command sets the mode for controlling the transparency and opaqueness of an image and the current pattern when they are overlaid on each other.
  • Page 310 PRESCRIBE Command Reference The figure on the next page illustrates the effects of operation mode 3 through 6. In this example, the letter A represents the source image overlaid with the pattern image, while the two rectangles are referred to as the destination image. operation-mode = 3: Both the source image and pattern image are transparent.
  • Page 311 SIMG File !R! RES; UNIT C; NEWP; PMZP 5, 5; PDRP 2.5, 0, 0, 2.5, -5, 0, 0, 2.5, 2.5, 0; PAT 1; SIMG 4; FILL 1; MRP -1, 3.5; PAT 18; FSET 4158T3B0S1P108V; TEXT "A"; FILL 1; PAGE; EXIT; Printout...
  • Page 312: Simp - Create Simple Color Palette

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference SIMP — create SIMPle color palette COLOR Format SIMP palette; Parameter palette: 1 = single plane K (Black) palette (Default) 3 = 3-plane device RGB palette Function The SIMP command creates a palette already defined by the system from either a single plane (monochrome) or 3-plane (8-color) RGB palette.
  • Page 313 SIMP File !R! RES; UNIT C; SIMP 3; MCRO SIMP; NEWP; SCOL %2; PDRP 2, 0, 0, 2, -2, 0, 0, -2; FILL 1; PMRP .5, .5; ENDM; CALL SIMP,0,0; CALL SIMP,0,1; CALL SIMP,0,2; CALL SIMP,0,3; CALL SIMP,0,4; CALL SIMP,0,5; CALL SIMP,0,6;...
  • Page 314: Sir - Set Image Refinement Level

    2 = On (Medium) Function The SIR command accesses different levels of Kyocera Image Refinement (KIR). The image refinement level remains in effect until the printing system receives a RES command or a different SIR command. The default value is On.
  • Page 315: Sljn - Set Line Join

    SLJN SLJN — Set Line JoiN Format SLJN mode; Parameter mode: line join mode: 1 = Beveled join 2 = Mitered join 3 = Round join 4 = Notched join Function The SLJN command determines how two connected lines in a path are joined. The default join is beveled (1).
  • Page 316 PRESCRIBE Command Reference File !R! RES; UNIT C; NEWP; SPD .5; SCAP 3; CMNT Round-capped at the upper-left corner; SLJN 3; CMNT Round-joined at other corners; PMZP 5, 16.5; PDRP 3, 0, 0, 3, -3, 0, 0, -3; STRK; NEWP; SCAP 1;...
  • Page 317: Slm - Set Left Margin

    SLM — Set Left Margin Format SLM distance; Parameter distance: size of left margin Function The SLM command sets the left margin, as measured from the left edge limit of the paper in the unit value designated by the UNIT command. If the margin is moved to the right of the current cursor position, the cursor moves to the new margin.
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  • Page 319: Slpi - Set Lines Per Inch

    SLPI SLPI — Set Lines Per Inch Format SLPI number; Parameter number: Number of lines per inch Function The SLPI command sets the number of lines per inch (even if the UNIT command designates a non-inch unit). File !R! RES; STM 2; SFNT "Helvetica";...
  • Page 320: Slpp - Set Lines Per Page

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference SLPP — Set Lines Per Page Format SLPP number; Parameter number: number of lines per page Function The SLPP command sets the bottom margin for an exact number of lines per page based on the current line spacing. As long as you do not change the line spacing or use PRESCRIBE commands that move the cursor, you will get the specified number of lines per page.
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  • Page 322: Sls - Set Line Spacing

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference SLS — Set Line Spacing Format SLS distance; Parameter distance: Line-to-line spacing Function The SLS command sets the distance from the base of one line to the base of the next line. The distance is measured in the unit value designated by the UNIT command. The line spacing can be set by either the SLS or the SLPI (set lines per inch) command.
  • Page 323: Smlt - Set Miter Limit

    SMLT SMLT — Set Miter LimiT Format SMLT limit-value; Parameter limit-value: Ratio of the length through a join to the width of line, expressed by the following formula (Default is 10. Minimum value is 1). miter length limit-value = line width sin (a/2) W = line width L = miter length...
  • Page 324 PRESCRIBE Command Reference File !R! RES; UNIT C; NEWP; PMZP 5, 15; SPD .5; SLJN 2; CMNT Mitered join; PDRP 1.5, -2, 1.5, 2, 1.5, -2, 1.5, 2, 1.5, -2, 1.5, 2; SMLT 10; CMNT Miter limit is 10; STRK; NEWP;...
  • Page 325: Smnt - Set Monitor Simulation

    SMNT SMNT — Set MoNiTor simulation COLOR Format SMNT monitor-type [,temperature, red-x, red-y, green-x, green-y, blue-x, blue-y, gamma]; Parameters monitor-type: 0 = None 1 = SMPTE 240M 2 = HDTV (sRGB) [default] 3 = Sony Trinitron 4 = Apple RGB 5 = NTSC 6 = KC-RGB 7 = Custom...
  • Page 326 PRESCRIBE Command Reference This command is irrelevant to some color printing system models. At the time of release of this manual, the command is irrelevant to model FS-5800C; and monitor-name values of 0 and 2 are valid for model FS-8000C. Resetting the printing system and switching emulation mode reset all parameters to the default states.
  • Page 327: Spal - Select Palette

    SPAL SPAL — Select PALette COLOR Format SPAL id; Parameter palette ID number: 0 to 32767 (default is 0) Function The SPAL command selects the palette to activate from among the palettes that are currently available. If no palette is associated with the specified number, this command is ignored.
  • Page 328: Spd - Set Pen Diameter

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference SPD — Set Pen Diameter Format SPD diameter; Parameter diameter: line thickness Function The SPD command sets the thickness of the line used in the graphics commands (DRP, PDRP, etc.). The thickness is specified in the unit value designated by the UNIT command.
  • Page 329 File !R! RES; UNIT C; STM 2; SLM 2; SLS .6; SFNT "Helvetica-Nr"; SPD 0.01; DRP 5, 0; TEXT ’ 0.01 cm’, N; SPD 0.02; DRP 5, 0; TEXT ’ 0.02 cm’, N; SPD 0.05; DRP 5, 0; TEXT ’ 0.05 cm’, N; SPD 0.1;...
  • Page 330: Spl - Set Page Length

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference SPL — Set Page Length Format SPL length; Parameter length: distance from top margin to bottom margin Function The SPL command sets the bottom margin, as measured from the top margin position in the unit value designated by the UNIT command. If an attempt is made to print below the bottom margin, the characters are printed on the next page.
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  • Page 332: Spo - Set Page Orientation

    PRESCRIBE Command Reference SPO — Set Page Orientation Format SPO orientation; Parameter orientation: P = portrait (upright) L = landscape (lengthwise) Function The SPO command instructs the printing system how to orient the page, laying text and graphics on the page in a vertical direction (portrait orientation) or a horizontal direction (landscape orientation).