printing a .ps file on a macintosh

Stuart M. Brown browns02 at mcrcr.med.nyu.edu
Mon Aug 12 15:46:12 EST 1996

In article <320E667B.41C6 at vcp.monash.edu.au>, Jeff Dyason
<jeff.dyason at vcp.monash.edu.au> wrote:

> D. KIM wrote:
> > 
> > Hello:
> > 
> > I would like to print a .ps file (raw postscript, NOT EPS) from a
> > Macintosh.  This is accomplished on an IBM PC compatible using the DOS
> > copy/b command, but on a Mac, there seems to be no easy way to do it.
> > 
> > Users of Tektronix Phaser II printers are given a nice postscript driver
> > called SendFile PS.  I don't know how to get a copy for myself however.
> There is a program called DropPS, which should be available on the info-mac
> archives and it will send off a postscript file to a postscript printer
using a
> Appletalk connection. I believe that on the disks that ship with Apple laser
> printers there is also a program called Apple Printer Utility which will also
>    do what you want.

If you want to preview and manipulate a postcript file on a Mac, get the
shareware utility program "Ghostscript".

Stuart M. Brown, Molecular Biology Consultant 
NYU-MC Research Computing Resource, Dept. of Cell Biology
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