Re: viewing a post script file

Subject: Re: viewing a post script file
From: Beth Friedman <bjf -at- WAVEFRONT -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 25 Jun 1999 10:06:58 -0500

At 09:52 AM 6/25/99 -0400, White, Leigh wrote:
>I can't recommend any utilities for viewing a PS file, but there's a
>(and free!) way to print one and view it that way:

I used to do this before I got a copy of GSView (highly recommended and
free!), but I'm 99% sure it won't work if you don't have a PostScript
printer. All you'll get is a printout of the PostScript code.

>1. Go to the Printers Control Panel and right-click on the printer you
>to use, then select Properties.
>2. Select the Details tab and copy the path in the "Print to the following
>port" field.
>3. Click "Capture Printer Port"
>4. Select "LPT1" in the Device field.
>5. Paste the copied path into the Path field and click OK.
>6. Go to a DOS prompt and navigate to the directory that contains the PS
>file you want to print.
>7.Type "copy [] lpt1:" (no quotes)and press Enter
>Ex: C:\Documents>copy lpt1:
>Your file should print.

"UNIX is user friendly. It's just selective about who its friends are."
Beth Friedman
bjf -at- wavefront -dot- com

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