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Re: Setting paper-size

From: Ben Pfaff
Subject: Re: Setting paper-size
Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2007 22:05:36 -0700
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John Darrington <address@hidden> writes:

> On Wed, Sep 19, 2007 at 09:29:47PM -0700, Ben Pfaff wrote:
>      What's LC_PAPER?  This is the first I've heard of it.  I can't
>      find anything about it in the glibc manual or SUSv3.  I'm happy
>      to support it, though, if you've got a spec or a description.
> Hmm.  It seems to be an undocumented feature, but it's there in 
> /usr/include/langinfo.h
> Using the proglet below, I get the results:
> address@hidden:~$ export LC_PAPER=en_AU
> address@hidden:~$ ./a.out 
> W: 210; H: 297
> address@hidden:~$ export LC_PAPER=en_US
> address@hidden:~$ ./a.out 
> W: 216; H: 279
> So it seems to be implemented in glibc at least.

It's simple enough, then.  Thanks.
"doe not call up Any that you can not put downe."
--H. P. Lovecraft

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