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View PostScript documents in iOS?

I am looking for a way to view PostScript files in iOS. It appears that there's no built-in mechanism in iOS for the same. Also, I'm unable to find any viewer app on the App Store. While Safari for ...
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PostScript Driver issues: “ERROR: invalid font” - where to find font download (Softfont) options?

I'm having a problem with some documents printing on my Dell C2665dnf Color MFP on macOS 10.13.x and beyond (ie, including 10.14 Mojave betas). Sometimes a document only prints out: ERROR: ...
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Unexpected Colour differences (MacBook Pro, OSX 10.11.6)

I wrote a postscript file including a blue (0,0,255) RGB and a yellow (255,255,0) RGB shapes. When viewed (in Preview) and according to the apple DigitalColor meter set to "native colours" mode, the ...
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Ricoh SP200 NW or installing PCL-6 like driver on Sierra

Is there any way to make this printer work? A long time ago I made it work it on Ubuntu with PCL-6 driver (I'm not sure about the name), is there similar driver for Sierra? I already tried IPP with ...
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Use script as custom printer driver to send file to web page

At my workplace, I am unable to find a printer driver for macOS which works with the printer. Instead, I'm printing through the web-interface of the printer, and I'm wondering if there's a way to ...
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Preview doesn't show postscript (P.S.) characters

In my mac (running macOS Sierra 10.12.1) I use the default Preview to open the .ps files, including the .eps images generated by matlab or gnuplot. But my preview cannot show some characters or ...
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How to print duplex with Epson AL-MX200 printer?

It can't print both sided as the duplex select on the print window is grayed. It works fine on Linux. How to tell the driver that the printer is an actual duplex printer? Thanks.
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Missing driver for printer - adobe postscript

I have a Panasonic Workio 190 Printer. It doesn't seem like there is a Mac driver (I'm on Mavericks). The only thing there is, is a Adobe PostScript Driver: I've never come across this kind of ...
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Relationship between OpenType fonts and PostScript printers, and impact on printing performance?

In the pre-OS X days, there was an important distinction between bitmap fonts and PostScript fonts, and between QuickDraw printers (the Mac equivalent of "Winprinters") and much more expensive ...
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Starting Preview without opening previous PostScript documents

I'm running the latest version of OS X and Preview is hanging whenever I try to start it. It attempts to open the documents which I previously had open, which is ~10 PDFs and ~3 PostScript files, and ...
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Automatic conversion between .ps to .pdf upon download onto Mac OSX?

Is there any way to convert .ps to .pdf every time automatically as a .ps is downloaded onto a Mac machine? (Using Mountain Lion 10.8) can Automator perform this task? convert and then delete the .ps ...
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Preview cannot display two different eps files with the same name simultaneously

I am running OS X 10.9.5 on a 2010 Macbook Pro. I have two eps files that I want to use Preview to view (Preview really converts the eps files to pdfs). One file is ~/Research/images/test.eps and ...
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Preview can't find fonts used in eps file generated by gnuplot

I am trying to use TimesNewRoman.ttf as the font for *.eps files generated by Gnuplot. I am running OS X 10.9.5 on a 2010 Macbook Pro. Here is my gnuplot script. set terminal postscript eps enhanced ...
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What is a CPX port or driver?

What is a CPX port? More specifically what is CPX as relates to a Datacard embossing printer? A buddy dropped off an ancient Datacard 150i embossing machine with me to see if I could get it working. ...
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How do I use OS X Print/Save as Postscript to produce a custom sized page?

I am trying to produce a press-quality CMYK PDF file from a Pages or MS Word document in OS X. The canned Print/PDF options produce insufficient quality in the images, and do not allow conversion to ...
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PostScript questions on Macs with either Preview or Macghostview

1) The PC implementation of Ghostview has a "Safer" option, checked by default, that prevents file creation (so that running a .ps file can't hurt anything in the environment). One must uncheck "...
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Looking for GSview for OSX

Does anyone know where I can find a copy of GSview that will run on OSX? I have already tried the following: I searched for a Homebrew recipe for GSview, but I didn't find one. (BTW, I already have ...
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Can I remove the page breaks (or re-flow postscript documents) in PDF files?

I have a piece of software that formats source material and produces PDF files. These resulting files may be any length and are broken into pages according to a selected page size. (In other words, ...
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Preview Bug with (Mountain) Lion — hangs/crashes on repeat postscript openings

I have been able to duplicate this error on both Lion and Mountain Lion. Open a(n) (enhanced) post-script file (either .ps or .eps) using preview. It should convert properly to PDF and be displayed ...
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Good PostScript viewer for MacOS?

On OS X, is there a good application to open PS files without converting them to PDF? In addition, I want to associate PS.GZ files to this application, but retain the TAR.GZ association to my ...
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Printing to HP DesignJet 4000, no official or open source drivers?

I want to use an HP DesignJet 4000 (Not the PS version). I don't find the way to print on that device because it prints the actual postcript code instead of the image or text itself. Is there a way to ...