Manual page for POSTSCRIPT(7)
POSTSCRIPT - print file format
The POSTSCRIPT print file format
is a programming language with powerful graphics primitives
for describing printed pages. A growing number of
devices which print POSTSCRIPT page descriptions are available.
POSTSCRIPT printer include the Apple LaserWriter, QMS PS-800, 1200, and 2400,
Dataproducts LZR-2665 and 2660, and Linotype Linotronic 100 and 300
typesetters. The TRANSCRIPT package of UNIX software allows UNIX systems
access to POSTSCRIPT printers.
The complete POSTSCRIPT language is described in the book
POSTSCRIPT Language Reference Manual
by Adobe Systems Incorporated
published by Addison-Wesley Publishing Company
ISBN 0-201-10174-2, 322 pages, illustrated
Library of Congress: QA76.73.P67P67 1985 005.13'3 85-15693
The Reference Manual provides a comprehensive presentation of
of the language, its graphics, and its font facilities,
including the precise semantics of every POSTSCRIPT operator.
Also covered are a set of POSTSCRIPT
file structuring conventions
which are used by the TRANSCRIPT system components.
Adobe Systems Incorporated
POSTSCRIPT and TRANSCRIPT are trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated.
Created by unroff & hp-tools.
© by Hans-Peter Bischof. All Rights Reserved (1997).
Last modified 21/April/97