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Britt Griswold <[log in to unmask]>
Thu, 5 Nov 1998 21:59:15 -0500
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>Hi all,
>While on the subject of PDFs (Portable Document Files), is there a way to
>view a Postscript file, prepared to be sent to the printers, in a way so
>that it is not flipped horizontal and inverted?
>I distilled such a PostScript file in Acrobat distiller, to make the PDF,
>then I opened it in Reader, but of course it looks like a negative.  The
>only way I've found to check everything out is to choose Page-setup (Adobe
>PS Printer), choose flip horz. and invert, and print it out on my laser
This is not correct behavior.  This does sound like it might be a PS file
from a science (UNIX) workstation.  They seem to have different convensions
than us.  I don't know of any settings in Acrobat distiller that might
control that behavior, but you might poke around in there.

Britt Griswold/MAP Project
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