make-envelope.sh

By Hal Canary, 2009-06-08 17:58:49 (link)
#computers-code

#!/bin/sh

## make-envelope.sh
##
## Written 2009 Hal Canary.
## Dedicated to the public domain.
##
## Put the envelope in the printer
## with the front facing you, and
## the opening flap to the right.
##
## Argument is file containing
## "to" address.

FROM="${HOME}/.return-address.txt"

## No 6-3/4 Envelope
 WIDTH=6.5	# inches
 HEIGHT=3.625	# inches

## No. 10 Envelope
# WIDTH=9.5	# inches
# HEIGHT=4.5	# inches

## Stationary Envelope
#WIDTH=5.5	# inches
#HEIGHT=4	# inches

MARGINLEFT=$(echo "(11-${WIDTH}+.5)*72" \
	|bc -l|awk -F. '{ print $1 }')
MARGINRIGHT=$(echo ".25*72"\
	|bc -l|awk -F. '{ print $1 }')
MARGINTOPBOTTOM=$( echo "(((8.5-${HEIGHT})/2)+.25)*72"\
	|bc -l|awk -F. '{ print $1 }')

echo "	MARGINLEFT = $MARGINLEFT points"
echo "	MARGINRIGHT = $MARGINRIGHT points"
echo "	MARGINTOPBOTTOM = $MARGINTOPBOTTOM points"

TO="$1"
PDF=`mktemp`
mv "${PDF}" "${PDF}.pdf"
PDF="${PDF}.pdf"
TMP=`mktemp`
{ cat "${FROM}";
  echo "\n\n" ;
  sed 's/^/\t\t/g' <"${TO}"; }  > "${TMP}"
cat "$TMP"
paps --landscape \
  --bottom-margin=$MARGINTOPBOTTOM \
  --top-margin=$MARGINTOPBOTTOM \
  --left-margin=$MARGINLEFT  \
  --right-margin=$MARGINRIGHT   \
  < "${TMP}" | ps2pdf - - > "${PDF}"
echo "lpr ${PDF}"

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