ppdcfile(5)                  (CUPS)                   ppdcfile(5)

     NAME
          ppdcfile - cups ppd compiler source file format (deprecated)

     DESCRIPTION
          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 conjunction 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 sup-
          ported 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 avail-
          able directives and the values they accept:

          #define name value

          #elif {name | value}

          #else

          #endif

          #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

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          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"

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

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

          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"

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          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"

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

     "name/text"
          Resolution colorspace bits-per-color row-count row-
               feed row-step

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

          Throughput pages-per-minute

          UIConstraints "*Option1 *Option2"

          UIConstraints "*Option1 Choice1 *Option2"

          UIConstraints "*Option1 *Option2 Choice2"

          UIConstraints "*Option1 Choice1 *Option2 Choice2"

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          VariablePaperSize boolean-value

          Version number

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

     SEE ALSO
          ppdc(1), ppdhtml(1), ppdi(1), ppdmerge(1), ppdpo(1), CUPS
          Online Help (http://localhost:631/help)

     COPYRIGHT
          Copyright [co] 2007-2019 by Apple Inc.

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