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Subject: Re: [docbook-apps] how to print a pdf?

On Fri, 13 Feb 2004, Bob Stayton wrote:

> > I created a PDF file with xsltproc.  Most images that it contains are EPS.
> > AcroRead does not know how to display them.  According to the FAQ it
> > nevertheless should be possible to print them on a postscript aware
> > printer.  However, I have not managed to get the images printed on this
> > system:
> > Win2K
> > AcroRead
> > HP OfficeJet 5si
> > Are there any particular printer settings or AcroRead options that I
> > should use?  I have the impression that AcroRead renders the pages before
> > sending them to the printer, and it skips the EPS images.
> Are you sure that particular HP 5si has the Postscript option installed?
> If so, do you have the Postscript version of the printer drivers installed
> on your Windows box?  HP supplies both PCL and PS drivers with
> their printers that have PostScript.

In fact, it is a network printer and there is some spooler in between.
Not much I can do about the printer settings.  I was hoping it is
something I can tweak in AcroRead on the MS-Windows system I use.  Those
are corporate systems that are pretty much cast in concrete, so I can not
put e.g. GhostView on it which probably could do the job.


	Tom "thriving on chaos" Peters

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