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Re: postscript



brouwers roland lx wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> What do I want to do?
> Print a worddoc(Microsoft or openoffice) to a printer that will produce
> a ps, which has to be transformed to a pdf file, which will be send by
> email, as an attachment.
> 
> I am searching the internet for days now, to find a way to produce a
> postscript file, without printing to a printer. This file can be
> transformed to pdf with ps2pdf.
> 
> Or is there another way?
> 
> Actually I want to configure a small linux installation, where every
> workstation, on the network, can send a file to a specified directory.
> Some program will pick up everyone of these files, produce a pdf and
> send it to an emailaddress as an attachment. You could think of this
> installation as a black-box(in: anydoc out:email-with-pdf-attachment)
> 
> Thank for help
> 
> 
I believe you can set up a CUPS printer that will print to a .pdf
file. You can then share this printer over the network. That way,
you can skip the ps2pdf step.

Mikkel
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