|1.||Select the color check box. |
|2.||Select reverse video if your printer is not capable of producing reverse video images. |
|3.||Select generate bitmaps if you want to generate a bitmap PostScript file. |
|4.||Select fill to page if you want to fill the PostScript image to the specified page dimensions without disrupting the aspect ratio of the image. |
|5.||Select fill model if you want to expand the model to its maximum size within the virtual graphics area on the PostScript page. |
|6.||Select bitmap preview to generate an image that can be viewed when you view the file in another document. |
The generate bitmaps option must be off if you select this option.
|7.||If you want to decrease the size of the PostScript file generated, select plot optimize (it is selected by default) . |
This requires additional processing time to optimize the image output.
|8.||If you want to alter the page length, click page length = and enter the new size. |
The standard page length is 11.0 inches.
|9.||If you want to alter the page width, click page width = and enter the new size.|
The standard page width is 8.5 inches.
|10.||If you want to scale the image on the page to your specifications, click image size = and enter the new size. |
|Note:||This value is the width of the image in landscape format. The default is 7. Consider your printer capabilities and paper size when entering a value for image size =.|
|11.||If you want to alter the line width, click line width = and enter the new width. |
|12.||Click the standard/enhanced toggle to change the postscript file resolution.|
The enhanced option allows you to print blended contours (not discrete). It creates a smaller PS file, but takes longer to generate.
If you select enhanced, a slider bar is displayed. The slider controls the smoothness of the gradient fill of the blended contour. The resolution is displayed in the status bar.
|13.||Select print it if you want to send a copy of the PostScript file to the printer when you generate the PostScript file. |
A PostScript file with the name post?.* is generated. The ? is a number provided for file uniqueness, and * is an extension, either psf for a PostScript file whose destination is the hard disk, or psp for a PostScript file whose destination is the printer.