“The Postscript Page Description Language” Chaired by Leo Hourvitz

  • ©Leo Hourvitz, Ken Anderson, Linda Gass, and John F. Sherman



Entry Number: 20


    The Postscript Page Description Language

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    Course Description

    Introduces the PostScript page description language- a powerful, programmable interface to imaging systems used for both printer and screen graphics. Begins with defining the role PostScript plays in an imaging system, and then explains the PostScript imaging model used by PostScript and language features. Covers uses of the PostScript language as a graphics exchange format, and newer developments such as Display PostScript and color extensions. Allows the attendee with a programming background to leave with a working knowledge of PostScript.

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    Mary Whitton


    Charles Babbage Institute Archives, University of Minnesota

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