Re: Document formats

From: Ed Kennedy <ekennedyx_at_yahoo_dot_com>
Date: Wed Apr 21 2004 - 20:53:44 CDT

Hello David:

    Curiously enough Pdf995 is basically just a front end to Ghostscript.
Pdf995 sets itself up as another printer in one's list of printers. It also
comes with a second freeware/nagware program that remembers and passes
configuration parameters to Ghostscript when it is invoked.

Thanks, Ed Kennedy

----- Original Message -----
From: "David Mertz" <voting-project@gnosis.cx>
To: <voting-project@lists.sonic.net>
Sent: Wednesday, April 21, 2004 10:09 AM
Subject: Re: [voting-project] Document formats

> On Apr 21, 2004, at 7:23 AM, Nathan L. Adams wrote:
> > OpenOffice.org 1.1 also has a built in "Export to PDF" function:
> > http://www.openoffice.org/dev_docs/features/1.1/index.html
>
> FWIW, Ghostscript (Free Software) will convert PS->PDF too. You can
> set it up to do this in the background on Windows, and PS drivers come
> built-in to Windows.
>
> On MacOSX, "print to PDF" is part of the OS, so every application can
> do this. On Linux/*BSD, modern print systems build a "print to PDF"
> option into Print dialogs too.
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