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ppdcfile(5)			  Apple	Inc.			   ppdcfile(5)

       ppdcfile	- cups ppd compiler source file	format (deprecated)

       The CUPS	PPD compiler reads meta	files that contain descriptions	of one
       or more PPD files to be generated by ppdc(1).  This man page provides a
       quick  reference	 to  the supported keywords and	should be used in con-
       junction	with the online	help for CUPS.

       The source file format is plain ASCII text that	can  be	 edited	 using
       your  favorite  text editor. Comments are supported using the C (/* ...
       */) and C++ (// ...) comment mechanisms.

       Printer driver information can be grouped and shared using curly	braces
       ({  ...	}); PPD	files are written when a close brace or	end-of-file is
       seen and	a PCFileName directive has been	defined.

       Directives may be placed	anywhere on a line and are followed by one  or
       more  values.  The  following is	a list of the available	directives and
       the values they accept:

       #define name value

       #elif {name | value}



       #font name encoding "version" charset status

       #if {name | value}

       #include	<filename>

       #include	"filename"

       #media name width length

       #media "name/text" width	length

       #po locale "filename"

       Attribute name "" value

       Attribute name keyword value

       Attribute name "keyword/text" value

       Choice name "code"

       Choice "name/text" "code"

       ColorDevice boolean-value

       ColorModel name colorspace colororder compression

       ColorModel "name/text" colorspace colororder compression

       ColorProfile resolution/mediatype gamma density matrix

       Copyright "text"

       CustomMedia name	width length left bottom right	top  "size-code"  "re-

       CustomMedia  "name/text"	width length left bottom right top "size-code"

       Cutter boolean-value

       Darkness	temperature name

       Darkness	temperature "name/text"

       DriverType type

       Duplex type

       Filter mime-type	cost program

       Finishing name

       Finishing "name/text"

       Font *

       Font name encoding "version" charset status

       Group name

       Group "name/text"

       HWMargins left bottom right top

       InputSlot position name

       InputSlot position "name/text"

       Installable name

       Installable "name/text"

       LocAttribute name "keyword/text"	value

       ManualCopies boolean-value

       Manufacturer "name"

       MaxSize width length

       MediaSize name

       MediaType type name

       MediaType type "name/text"

       MinSize width length

       ModelName "name"

       ModelNumber number

       Option name type	section	order

       Option "name/text" type section order

       PCFileName "filename.ppd"

       Resolution colorspace bits-per-color row-count row-feed row-step	name

       Resolution  colorspace  bits-per-color  row-count   row-feed   row-step

       SimpleColorProfile resolution/mediatype density yellow-density red-den-
       sity gamma red-adjust green-adjust blue-adjust

       Throughput pages-per-minute

       UIConstraints "*Option1 *Option2"

       UIConstraints "*Option1 Choice1 *Option2"

       UIConstraints "*Option1 *Option2	Choice2"

       UIConstraints "*Option1 Choice1 *Option2	Choice2"

       VariablePaperSize boolean-value

       Version number

       PPD files are deprecated	and will no longer be supported	 in  a	future
       feature	release	of CUPS.  Printers that	do not support IPP can be sup-
       ported using applications such as ippeveprinter(1).

       ppdc(1),	ppdhtml(1), ppdi(1), ppdmerge(1), ppdpo(1), CUPS  Online  Help

       Copyright (C) 2007-2019 by Apple	Inc.

26 April 2019			     CUPS			   ppdcfile(5)


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