Postscript Printing Problems.
nord at cdt.luth.se
Wed May 24 14:23:09 GMT 2000
Ahh that one :-)
The defauklt in Postscript for this driver is to prepernd and append a
This confuses the Filter.
Also the Driver sends a PCL job control header before the postscript -
this also confuses the filter.
The Filter then doesn't recognise this so sends the job to the printer
as text - hence the output you see.
You can (in NT4) control these options I think you also can on 98.
Or upgrade the Linux print filter.
Chris Hardy wrote:
> I've searched both the archives and dejanews, to no avail. I'm trying
> to get a hp 4mp (PostScript) print out sane output. I've got a old
> machine running Red Hat Linux, hooked up to the 4MP. The printcap
> prints up postscript just fine. I make the printer a share, tell it
> that the printer is postscript, then go to the win98 box, choose the HP
> 4MP driver and try printing and get goobly gook. Any ideas? Have I
> missed something?
> This will be a day long remembered.
> -- Darth Vader
> "Star Wars : A New Hope"
> Chris Hardy -
Technology is a word that describes something that doesn't work yet.
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