Support " Installing print driver
03 november 2016, 23:19
Confusion with print drivers is a major headache when preparing PostScript files for output. You must take into account various specific features of the various machines, phototypesetters, IMAGESETTERS and other equipment. To correctly generate PostScript files you must have print driver PPD PostScript Printer Description model-specific imagesetter for a specific platform. It is especially difficult to prepare the work to a conclusion if it is unknown which of the IMAGESETTER will print the job.
To facilitate the work of our clients specialists IPK ITAR-TASS developed universal print driver - the PPD allows for the generation of PostScript files for any of our phototypesetters machines without any problems.
The present driver supports the page description language PostScript Level 3 fully complies with the Adobe PPD spec 4.3 and is compatible with all current print drivers. The current version is 3.0 tassv30.zip.
The PPD file can be used on any platform without any modifications.
File tassv30.ppd needs to be copied to the System folder Extensions Printer Descriptions is available for print drivers and programs.
Driver tassv30.ppd can be used as a standard MacOS LaserWriter 8.
7.1 driver and adamowski AdobePS version 8.8 which can be downloaded from the Adobe website httpwww.adobe.comsupportdownloadsmain.
html. The following is a description of the installation and configuration driver the LaserWriter driver, AdobePS similar.
We recommend you to use a standard utility MacOS - Desktop Printer Utility. She is normally in the Applications folder Utilities. In addition, it is installed during the installation process AdobePS and in this case it can be found in the AdobePS Components folder.
1. Launch Desktop Printer Utility.
In the dialog that appears, choose the LaserWriter and Postscript Translator. Click OK.
In the next dialog specify the path to the PPD file.
Next, click the Create button. The program will ask to specify the name of the printer - type printer v3 TASS.0. Click Save.
On the desktop icon created by the printer.
3. The printer setup is convenient to make the first time you print to it for example from QuarkXpress. In the print dialog, click Printer.
In the upper list choose printer v3 TASS.
0 on the tab Background choose Foreground Printing.
4. On the Font Settings tab you should enable the option Always download needed fonts.
5. On the tab page Save as File select options as shown below.
Click on the Save Settings button to the settings selected are applied by default.
The installation is finished. Everything is ready to generate PostScript files for output to IPK ITAR-TASS.
1. File tassv30.
ppd needs to be copied to the folder ltusernamegt Library Printers where ltusernamegt - user name.
2. Open System Preferences - Print Fax amp - Printing - Set Up Printers..
3. Click Add Printer. In the top drop-down list of the dialog, select IP Printing as the Printer Type - LPDLPR in the address bar, type localhost in the string Queue Name - tass printer in Printer Model.
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