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Re: [hylafax-users] problem sending ps and tiff
On Mon, 14 Mar 2005 15:28:58 +0100, Ruckenbauer Matthias
> The problem is, that if I send a postscript or tiff-document to a normal
> fax, the page printed out there has _no_ top margin, the copy begins
> right at the top of the page and is partially overlaid by the
> However, if I send an ASCII-text this does not happen.
> Also, if I convert the document to a fax manually before sendig
> everything is OK:
> #/var/spool/fax/bin/ps2fax -o testfax.fax testfax.ps
This isn't the same command line HylaFAX uses. The paraeters are
chosen dynamically based on page size/resolution/....
Try adding as 2nd and 3rd lines of ps2fax the following
exec 1>/tmp/mylog 2>&1
then send a fax, then look at /tmp/mylog to see what's happened in detail.
> BTW: I didn't build from source, but installed the SuSE-rpm, so the
> topmargin-patch won't help much (and from the description of the patch I
What's the top margin patch?
> and TIFF. Is it processed internally or is /var/spool/fax/bin/ps2fax
> (tiff2fax resp.) called
ps2fax is used.
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