Re: FW: Word .pdfs/HotSend

Subject: Re: FW: Word .pdfs/HotSend
From: John Posada <john -at- TDANDW -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 18 Mar 1999 11:10:58 -0500

Well, Yeah! Of course you don't have to have one "attached" at the end
of the cable since you aren't "writing" on paper :-). You do need to
have one "installed" in the software on the PC.

I'm sorry if I wasn't clear.



Jennifer Delmerico wrote:
>
> 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
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > --


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