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PKPGCOUNTER(1)			 User Commands			PKPGCOUNTER(1)

NAME
       pkpgcounter  - count number of pages required to	print various types of
       documents

DESCRIPTION
       pkpgcounter v3.50 (c) 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 Jerome Alet

       pkpgcounter is a	generic	Page Description Language parser.

       pkpgcounter parses any number of	input files and/or its standard	 input
       and outputs the number of pages needed to print these documents.

       pkpgcounter  can	 also compute the percent of ink coverage in different
       colorspaces for several file formats.

       pkpgcounter currently recognizes	the following document formats :

	      *	PostScript (both DSC compliant and binary) * PDF * PCLXL  (aka
	      PCL6)  * PCL3/4/5	* DVI *	OpenDocument (ISO/IEC DIS 26300) * Mi-
	      crosoft Word (c) (tm) (r)	(etc...)  * Plain text * TIFF  *  Sev-
	      eral other image formats * ESC/P2	* Zenographics ZjStream	* Sam-
	      sung QPDL	(aka SPL2) * Samsung SPL1 * ESC/PageS03	* Brother  HBP
	      *	 Hewlett-Packard LIDIL (hpijs) * Structured Fax	* Canon	BJ/BJC
	      *	ASCII PNM (Netpbm)

       The ten latter ones, as well as some TIFF documents, are	currently only
       supported in page counting mode.

       command line usage :

	      pkpgcounter [options] [files]

       options :

       -v | --version
	      Prints pkpgcounter's version number then exits.

       -h | --help
	      Prints this message then exits.

       -d | --debug
	      Activate debug mode.

       -cCOLORSPACE, --colorspace=COLORSPACE
	      Activate	the  computation  of  ink  usage, and defines the col-
	      orspace to  use.	Supported  values  are	'BW'  (Black),	'RGB',
	      'CMYK', 'CMY', and 'GC' (Grayscale vs Color).  'GC' is useful if
	      you only need to differentiate  grayscale	 pages	from  coloured
	      pages but	don't care about ink usage per se.

       -rRESOLUTION, --resolution=RESOLUTION
	      The  resolution  in  DPI	to use when checking ink usage.	 Lower
	      resolution is faster but less accurate. Default is 72 dpi.

       examples	:

	      $	pkpgcounter file1.ps file2.escp2 file3.pclxl <file4.pcl345

	      Will launch pkpgcounter and will	output	the  total  number  of
	      pages needed to print all	the documents specified.

	      $	pkpgcounter --colorspace bw --resolution 150 file1.ps

	      Will  output the percent of black	ink needed on each page	of the
	      file1.ps file rendered at	150 dpi.

       This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it
       under  the  terms of the	GNU General Public License as published	by the
       Free Software Foundation, either	version	3 of the License, or (at  your
       option) any later version.

       This  program  is  distributed  in the hope that	it will	be useful, but
       WITHOUT ANY  WARRANTY;  without	even  the  implied  warranty  of  MER-
       CHANTABILITY  or	FITNESS	FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the GNU General
       Public License for more details.

       You should have received	a copy of the GNU General Public License along
       with this program.  If not, see <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/>.

       Please e-mail bugs to: alet@librelogiciel.com

C@LL - Conseil Internet	& LogicieDecembers2007			PKPGCOUNTER(1)

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