banner - print large banner on printer SYNOPSIS

banner [-d? [-t? [-w width? message ... DESCRIPTION

Banner prints a large, high quality banner on the standard output. If the message is omitted, it prompts for and reads one line of its standard input.

The output should be printed on paper of the appropriate width, with no breaks between the pages.

The following options are available
  • d Enable debug.
  • tEnable trace.-w widthChange the output from a width of 132 to width, suit-able for a narrow terminal.BUGS

Several ASCII characters are not defined, notably

The -w option is implemented by skipping some rows and columns. The smaller it gets, the grainier the output. Sometimes it runs letters together. AUTHORS

Mark Horton

BSD April 29, 1995 1

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