Printer friendly

What does PDF stand for?

PDF stands for Printer Description File (File Name Extension)

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The RIP at the remote site is not processing PostScript files, so there are no concerns about missing fonts, incorrect spot functions, wrong printer description files, or any of the other messy complications that currently plague commercial printers and PostScript service bureaus.
In addition, the supplement addresses issues specific to service bureaus, including how to transfer PageMaker files easily between Windows and the Macintosh and how to work with printer description files.