Collating Text and Images
fiedzia at fiedzia.prv.pl
Thu Oct 28 00:25:10 CEST 2004
Greg Lindstrom wrote:
> I have an interesting problem. I have a (one) text file containing
> reports. I have multiple TIF files, one for each page in the report file.
> What I would like to do is merge the two files into one print job so that
> I get a text page then the corresponding image, then the next text page,
> the next corresponding image, etc. Currently we have 2 people doing the
> collation by hand every day; this would save am immense amount of labor at
> our shop. The work is being performed on an HP-9000 running UNIX and I can
> read and process the text file, but can not figure out how to insert the
> images into the print stream. Can anyone help me out?
Basicly use something that can produce postscript - like latex or lout,
generate template, convert to ps, send to printer. On any unix system this
will be trivial shell one-liner that can be run from cron.
Maciej "Fiedzia" Dziardziel (fiedzia (at) fiedzia (dot) prv (dot) pl)
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