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Reinstalling the print to file(FILE) port

by cu_kwan / July 5, 2007 11:37 PM PDT

Hi,
after installing acrobat on my machine, I realised that my FILE print port for postscript printing had been deleted. Need help to reinstall the print port.

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That's not something that comes with Windows by default.
by Kees Bakker / July 5, 2007 11:52 PM PDT

You you must have installed yourself, some time in the past. So all I can say: reinstall it just like you did the last time.

Anything wrong with this advice?

Kees

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Possible
by cu_kwan / July 6, 2007 10:56 PM PDT

That being the case, then it means the issue is with the acrobat installation. Any pointers on that. I did a full install.

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Quick dirty fix.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 7, 2007 12:57 AM PDT
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FILE PORT created did not produce prn or ps file
by cu_kwan / July 8, 2007 7:18 PM PDT
In reply to: Quick dirty fix.

I was able to create the FILE port, but it would not produce a ps or prn file when used by acrobat.

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How I produce a .PS file.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 8, 2007 10:18 PM PDT

I installed an old Apple Postscript and used it's print to file feature. That's a real .PS (PostScript) file.

Bob

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