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POSTSCRIPT

Section: Environments, Tables, and Troff Macros (7)
Updated: 19 August 1992
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NAME

POSTSCRIPT language---page description language  

DESCRIPTION

The POSTSCRIPT page description language is a programming language with powerful graphics primitives for describing printed pages. A growing number of devices that print or display POSTSCRIPT language documents are available. POSTSCRIPT printers are available from a wide variety of printer manufacturers. 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, Second Edition
by Adobe Systems Incorporated
published by Addison-Wesley Publishing Company
ISBN 0-201-18127-4, 764 pages, illustrated
Library of Congress: QA76.73.P67P67 1990 005.13'3-dc20

The reference manual provides a comprehensive presentation of of the language, its graphics, and its font facilities, including the precise semantics of every POSTSCRIPT language operator.  

SEE ALSO

transcript(1), enscript(1)  

AUTHOR

Adobe Systems Incorporated  

NOTES

POSTSCRIPT is a registered trademark of Adobe Systems Incorporated.
TRANSCRIPT is a trademark of Adobe Systems Incorporated.
Unix is a trademark of AT&T Bell Laboratories.


 

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