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Microsoft KB Archive/36516

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New PostScript Variables

PSS ID Number: Q36516 Article last modified on 03-07-1997

====================================================================== 4.00 5.00 MACINTOSH kbprint

The information in this article applies to:
- Microsoft Word for the Macintosh versions 4.0, 5.0

SUMMARY

Microsoft has defined several new PostScript variables in versions 4.0 and 5.0 of Microsoft Word for the Macintosh. These variables are as follows:

Variable Refers to the Following ——– ———————–

wp$xorig The left edge of the drawing rectangle.

wp$yorig The bottom edge of the drawing rectangle. These two variables can be the origin back to the bottom left edge of the page. For example:

                 wp$xorig neg wp$yorig translate

wp$style The name of the style for the paragraph to which the PostScript will apply. Available with .para. and .cell. groups.

wp$first The first indent for the paragraph to which the PostScript will apply. Available with .para. and .cell. groups.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information about using PostScript with Word 5.0, see page 771 of the “Microsoft Word User’s Guide”; for Word 4.0, see page 284 of the “Reference to Microsoft Word.”

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