reads the printer/plotter accounting files, accumulating the number
of pages (the usual case) or feet (for raster devices)
of paper consumed by each named
and prints out how much each user consumed in pages or feet and dollars.
arguments are given, statistics are printed for every user who has used any
The options are as follows:
Accounting is done for the named printer.
Normally, accounting is done for the default printer (site dependent) or
the value of the environment variable
Causes the output to be sorted by cost; usually the
output is sorted alphabetically by name.
Causes the host name to be ignored in the accounting file.
This allows for a user on multiple machines to have all of his printing
charges grouped together.
is used for the cost in dollars instead of the default value of 0.02
or the price specified in
Reverse the sorting order.
Accounting information is summarized on the
summary accounting file; this summarization is necessary since on a
busy system, the accounting file can grow by several lines per day.
formats the output into a simple table, using four columns:
The host name followed by the user's login name (column "Login").
option was specified, the host name will be omitted.
The number of pages or feet printed (column "pages/feet").
The number of copies made (column "runs").
The total price for the user (column "price").
argument was specified,
will print a summary line with print totals.