Re: PDF Files Are BMPs?

Subject: Re: PDF Files Are BMPs?
From: Tim Altom <taltom -at- IQUEST -dot- NET>
Date: Fri, 20 Sep 1996 14:37:00 EST

>Date: Fri, 20 Sep 1996 14:31:47
>To: Joanna Sheldon <cjs10 -at- CORNELL -dot- EDU>
>From: Tim Altom <taltom -at- iquest -dot- net>
>Subject: Re: PDF Files Are BMPs?

>At 07:36 AM 9/20/96 -0400, you wrote:
>>So, Tim --
>>> PDF is actually a terribly complex format with several
>>>layers. Much of it is reminiscent of PostScript, actually. A PDF file has a
>>>page description, but it also has layers that describe the file, itself.
>>Maybe you'd know why I get the message from the Distiller, every time I
>>change a Frame (5.1 for Windows) file to PostScript, that I've got PJL
>>nonsense in the PostScript file which prevents the Distiller from making a
>>PDF file. When I'm at work, using Win95, I can open the *.ps file in
>>Wordpad and remove the first two lines (with the PJL nonsense), and get the
>>Distiller to work. At home I work in Win 3.1 where the Notepad isn't
>>capable of taking big files, and I'm simply stuck.
>>Any illuminations?
>Yep, sure can. Use a plain PS driver instead of the HP one. If you're on
95, install the driver for the Seiko Colorpoint PS printer. It works great
for anything that needs a PostScript file.

Tim Altom
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