Reading postscript

Subject: Reading postscript
From: geoff-h -at- MTL -dot- FERIC -dot- CA
Date: Thu, 6 Mar 1997 10:41:55 -0600

Nancy Kaminski wondered how to read a postscript file in
the absence of a postscript printer. Arlen has already
mentioned the utility "Ghostscript", which is available on
the Web, but you may have another alternative handy if your
company does online docs: Do you have access to a copy of
Acrobat Distiller? If so, you can distill the file into
PDF, open it for reading with Acrobat reader, or print it
to any printer (including non-postscript). Could work well,
particularly since you should be able to copy text out of
the PDF and right into your wordprocessor.

--Geoff Hart @8^{)} geoff-h -at- mtl -dot- feric -dot- ca
Disclaimer: Speaking for myself, not FERIC.

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