RE: EPS files - screen viewing in Word or Frame

Subject: RE: EPS files - screen viewing in Word or Frame
From: jwaddell <jwaddell -at- micron -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 29 Mar 2000 13:47:34 -0700

I've also used Acrobat 4 to create a header for an eps file that was
produced without one. Simple open the file in distiller and produce a pdf
of the graphic. From the file menu in Acrobat, select export and select EPS
with preview.

-----Original Message-----
From: Smith, Martin [mailto:smithmr -at- encorp -dot- com]
Sent: Wednesday, March 29, 2000 11:26 AM
To: TECHWR-L
Subject: RE: EPS files - screen viewing in Word or Frame


Windows operating systems are not capable of natively displaying PostScript
images on screen. Instead, EPS graphics contain a light weight preview image
for display purposes in addition to the actual PostScript code. You can use
the freeware program called GhostScript (and its companion program
GhostScript View) to add a preview image to any EPS file. This program is
capable of working additional wonders as well, including the ability to
convert raw .ps files into EPS graphics. You can obtain GhostScript from
http://www.cs.wisc.edu/~ghost/ Version 6.01 is currently available. Enjoy.


Martin R. Smith
Technical Writer / Audiophile
ENCORP: The Energy Automation Company
621 Innovation Circle, Suite D
Windsor, Colorado 80550
http://www.encorp.com <http://www.encorp.com/>
mailto:smithmr -at- encorp -dot- com

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