Microsoft KB Archive/37788
Text File Sections of a Printer Driver
PSS ID Number: Q37788 Article last modified on 11-02-1994
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The basic sections of a printer driver are as follows:
Header: Describes the printer hardware and gives details about the printing interface.
Model Block: (Word version 5.00 and 5.50) Definition section that allows similar printer models with different capabilities to share the same PRD file.
Font Description: Describes each font and size available.
Character Width Table (CWT): Describes width of characters for proportionally spaced (PS) fonts.
Character Translation Table (CTT): Describes how to produce characters not normally available on your printer.
Printer Control Sequence Description (PCSD): Contains the control codes for producing character formats, margins, and sheet feeds.
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