Re: viewing postscript (.prn) files

Subject: Re: viewing postscript (.prn) files
From: Jay Anderson <janderso -at- KAVOURAS -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 22 May 1998 08:57:33 -0500

On 21 May 98 at 0:00, you wrote:

> The only alternative I can think of is, if you have the Adobe distiller
> (not free software), you can convert the postscript output to PDF format
> and view with Adobe's free viewer. Not a great solution, I admit. (Is
> there a free distiller anywhere?)

The version of Ghost script/view that I use has and option to print
to a .pdf file. Works great.

> With some printer drivers (notably HP Laserjets with Postscript), there
> may be binary commands on the first three lines and the last two lines,
> intended to tell the printer it's time to do the PostScript thing.

Adobe has a free postscript printer driver available on their web
site that works good and has the option of creating binary of ASCII

(Standard Disclamer...)

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