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Works Does Not Print to a Parallel PostScript Printer

PSS ID Number: Q39756 Article last modified on 06-12-1996

1.00 1.05



Works Version 1.x does not print to a PostScript printer or a printer using PostScript emulation connected to a parallel port because it can’t correctly send the POSTSCRP.INI file through a parallel port (LPT1:, LPT2:, or LPT3:).

This problem has been corrected in Works Version 2.00.

In Works 1.x this problem can be corrected by either printing through a serial port or manually copying the initialization file to the printer before starting Works.

The DOS command for copying the initialization file to the printer is as follows:


To print in landscape mode on a PostScript printer, change POSTSCRP.INI to POSTSCRL.INI.

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