Re: FW: Word .pdfs/HotSend

Subject: Re: FW: Word .pdfs/HotSend
From: Jennifer Delmerico <Jennifer -dot- Delmerico -at- TSTNET -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 18 Mar 1999 11:07:05 -0500

I received information offline indicating that you don't necessarily need a
PS printer installed, but you do need a PS printer *driver* installed.

Thanks to Ellen S. Kelly and Shlomo Shizgal for that!

********************************
Jennifer Delmerico, Sr. Tech Writer
Transaction Software Technologies, Inc.
770-446-3211
jennifer -dot- delmerico -at- tstnet -dot- com


> -----Original Message-----
> From: John Posada [mailto:john -at- tdandw -dot- com]
> Sent: Thursday, March 18, 1999 9:06 AM
> To: Jennifer Delmerico; TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU
> Subject: Re: FW: Word .pdfs/HotSend
>
>
> Yes.
>
> 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.
>
> John
>
>
> 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?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Jennifer
> >
> > ********************************
> > Jennifer Delmerico, Sr. Tech Writer
> > Transaction Software Technologies, Inc.
> > 770-446-3211
> > 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
> > > mailto:john -at- tdandw -dot- com mailto:jposada -at- telcordia -dot- com
> > > phone(w) 732-699-3077 phone(h) 732-291-7811
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> > > email pager: mailto:1857522 -at- pagemart -dot- net
> > > My opinions are mine, and neither you nor my company can take
> > > credit for
> > > them.
> > > "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."
> > > G Hanek
> > >
> > >
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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
> them.
> "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."
> G Hanek
>


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