PostScript & Acrobat/PDF: Applications, Troubleshooting, and Cross-Platform Publishing by Thomas MerzPostScript & Acrobat/PDF: Applications, Troubleshooting, and Cross-Platform Publishing by Thomas Merz

PostScript & Acrobat/PDF: Applications, Troubleshooting, and Cross-Platform Publishing

byThomas Merz

Paperback | August 23, 2014

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Originally entitled the "PostScript and Acrobat Bible" in German, this handbook achieves the seemingly impossible: it covers this tricky and technical field in an entertaining manner without getting bogged down in PostScript programming. It explains how several components work together and how to deal with real-world application and operating-system problems. The author genuinely wants to assist in overcoming cross-platform barriers using MS-DOS, Windows, Macintosh or UNIX and, accordingly, neither the book nor the tools are limited to one particular platform or operating system. The 9 chapters and 3 appendixes run the entire gamut, from the very basics right up to Ghostscript and the whole is creatively designed, making use of comical illustrations. In short, essential reading for all technically minded users of PostScript and Acrobat/PDF - from PC owners wanting to get the most out of their laser printers to graphic artists with Macs to system administrators and online publishers.
Title:PostScript & Acrobat/PDF: Applications, Troubleshooting, and Cross-Platform PublishingFormat:PaperbackPublished:August 23, 2014Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642643825

ISBN - 13:9783642643828

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Table of Contents

Contents: Basics.- Between Monitor and Printer.- Encapsulated PostScript (EPS).- PostScript Fonts.- PostScript Level 2.- Gray Levels and Color.- Display PostScript.- Adobe Acrobat and PDF.- Miscellaneous.- Contents of the CD-ROM.- Ghostscript Manual.- Character Sets.

Editorial Reviews

"Thomas Merz, Diplom-Mathematiker und PostScript-Enthusiast der ersten Stunde, legt ein Buch vor, das alle Voraussetzungen hat, ein neues Referenzwerk zu werden. Das Buch richtet sich nicht nur an Freaks, sondern auch an die interessierten Anwender, die ein fundiertes Verständnis für PostScript entwickeln und einen Blick hinter die Kulissen werfen möchten....Besonderes Lob gebührt dem Autor dafür, daß er sich in seinen Ausführungen nicht auf eine bestimmte Plattform beschränkt, sondern alle wichtigen Betriebssysteme berücksichtigt....Alles in allem ein sehr empfehlenswertes Buch."(PAGE 7/96 zur deutschsprachigen Ausgabe)