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  • Title: PostScript Language Tutorial and Cookbook
  • Author(s) Adobe Systems Inc
  • Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional (January 1, 1986)
  • Paperback: 256 pages
  • eBook: PDF
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10/ASIN: 0201101890
  • ISBN-13: 978-0201101898
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Book Description

PostScript, a revolutionary, device-independent page description language, is quickly becoming the industry standard for printing high-quality integrated text and graphics. It is a powerful, flexible language that has the ability to describe efficiently the appearance of text, images, and graphic material on the printed page.

Using numerous annotated examples and short programs, the tutorial provides a step-by-step guided tour of PostScript, highlighting those qualities that make it such a unique and powerful language. The cookbook offers a collection of some of the most useful techniques and procedures available to PostScript programmers.

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