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Subject:Re: FW: Word .pdfs/HotSend From:John Posada <john -at- TDANDW -dot- COM> Date:Thu, 18 Mar 1999 09:06:09 -0500
It needs to know what kind of Print file to create. When you print to
disk, it is getting exactly the same thing that the printer would
receive. All you are doing when you print to file is telling the pc or
workstation that instead of sending the print job through the LPT or
network port, to send it to a disk somewhere, whether it is a local disk
or on a network.
However, for it to create PS type of output, it need to be driven by a
PS printer driver. If you select an HCL (or you substitute the printer
type) type printer, it will send the data formatted for an HCL printer
to the disk and Distiller won't know what to do with it.
Jennifer Delmerico wrote:
> Really basic question:
> Do I actually have to have a postscript printer installed in order to
> "print" to it? If I'm just printing to a disk file, does it actually look
> for a printer?
> Jennifer Delmerico, Sr. Tech Writer
> Transaction Software Technologies, Inc.
> jennifer -dot- delmerico -at- tstnet -dot- com
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: John Posada [mailto:john -at- TDANDW -dot- COM]
> > Sent: Thursday, March 18, 1999 8:19 AM
> > To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU
> > Subject: Re: Word .pdfs/HotSend
> > Lisa
> > Create a postscript file on disk by printing to a disk file with a
> > postscript printer selected as your printer, then open the postscript
> > file in Acrobat Distiller. A PDF will be generated from the Postscript
> > file.
> > Lisa Kemp wrote:
> > >
> > > Is there a way to create a .pdf document using Word?
> > >
> > > Also, if anyone is using HotSend, drop me a line. I'd like
> > to hear how you
> > > are using it.
> > >
> > > Lisa N. Kemp
> > > lnk -at- ontario -dot- com
> > > Technical Communicator
> > > Ontario Systems Corporation
> > --
> > John Posada, Technical Writer
> > Telcordia Technologies, the company formerly known as Bellcore
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> > them.
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John Posada, Technical Writer
Telcordia Technologies, the company formerly known as Bellcore mailto:john -at- tdandw -dot- com mailto:jposada -at- telcordia -dot- com
phone(w) 732-699-3077 phone(h) 732-291-7811
alpha-pager: 800-864-8444 pin 1857522 http://www.tdandw.com
email pager: mailto:1857522 -at- pagemart -dot- net
My opinions are mine, and neither you nor my company can take credit for
"Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day. Teach him how to fish,
and he will sit in a boat and smoke cigars all day."
"The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing."