bulk printing html files
dragffy at yandex.ru
Tue May 1 13:09:23 UTC 2007
Hubertus Hiden wrote:
> Mitch Contla schrieb:
>> On 4/30/07, *Hubertus Hiden* <hubertus at hiden.org
>> <mailto:hubertus at hiden.org>> wrote:
>> I have a bunch of about 200 html files. Every file prints to
>> exactly one
>> page. Could anyone please be so kind and give me a hint on how I could
>> accomplish printing them from the commandline ? Or any other
>> method that
>> doesn't require opening 200 files and clicking print ?
>> Many thanks,
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>> If I understand you correctly, you are trying to print the actual
>> source html file. Why not open a shell and use lp (or lpr):
>> $ lp /path/to/your/files/*.html
>> This will send each file to your default printer as a single job.
> Sorry, that's what I've forgot to mention. I don't want to print the
> source, I want to print the rendered html. And therefore I guess that I
> need to pass the html file over to firefox or something similar and then
> start the printing process.
Perhaps you could use the package html2ps to generate postscript files
and then feed these to the printer.
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