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Creating a New Desktop Printer

To create PDF files using early versions of Quark Xpress or Pagemaker requires a specific "Desktop Printer" be used to allow you print to files.

1. Locate the app named Desktop Printer Utility (usually in Utilities Folder). If you do not have it, download it.

2. Select Laserwriter 8 and highlight Translator (PostScript) in the window.

2. Click the OK button. An Untitled dialog box will appear:

Ensure Generic is selected in the Postscript Printer Descriptions (PPD) File field. Click the Change button next to the Default Destination Folder field.

3. Click New Folder. Place it on your desktop and name it Postscripts:

4. Hit the create button, name the file TPH Postscript and hit Save (to your desktop).

5. Restart your computer and continue with the PDF making...
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