[Novalug] slightly OT: how to print postscript files under Windows
kkauffman at headfog.com
Tue Sep 25 23:39:41 EDT 2007
While he is unable to save it, he should still be able to print it to a pdf
----- Original Message -----
From: "Kevin Cole" <dc.loco at gmail.com>
To: "NoVA LUG" <novalug at calypso.tux.org>
Sent: Tuesday, September 25, 2007 7:44 PM
Subject: [Novalug] slightly OT: how to print postscript files under Windows
> On 9/25/07, Richard Mancusi <vrman49 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 9/25/07, Nino Pereira <pereira at speakeasy.net> wrote:
>> > List,
>> > In particular, how would you share a .ps file with a person who
>> > only has access to a Windows machine? Can they print out .ps files?
>> > Or is there another way to make a filled-in .pdf file accessible
>> > to others?
>> > thank you,
>> > Nino
>> I am not sure if I completely understand your problem - but perhaps this
>> link will be of some value:
>> and from there follow the GSview link for Windows
> If I may... The problem, as I understand it, is he has a fillable PDF.
> Upon filling it in, he cannot save it as a PDF, but wants to. Instead,
> he prints it to a file, ending up with a Postscript file. Great for
> Linux users, not so great for Windows users that he wishes to send to.
> Attempting to turn it back into a PDF with ps2pdf didn't work.
> I suggested either trying to find a way to print "raw" or "COPY
> filename.ps LPT1:" at the DOS prompt as I think that used to work.
> But there may be other, better ways. Or did I miss something (either
> in the problem or the other solutions offered)?
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