This article describes where and when to activate Disable PS passthrough or Generate PostScript in the driver. These settings perform identical functions, which is to disallow preprocessed data to passthrough the driver and to force the driver to process the print data.
Topics in this article:
Microsoft Windows 7 "Printing preferences" activation
Generation 2 Drivers & Universal Print Driver
Generate PostScript in driver
Generation 1 Drivers
Disable PostScript passthrough
|1. Click on the Start icon.||1. Click on the Start icon.|
|2. Click on Devices and Printers.||2. Click on Devices and Printers.|
|3. Right-click on the PS printer object.||3. Right-click on the PS printer object.|
|4. Select Printing preferences from the drop-down menu.||4. Select Printing preferences from the drop-down menu.|
|5. Click on Other Options.||5. Click on Other Options.|
|6. Place a checkmark next to Generate PostScript in driver.||6. Click on More Options.|
|7. Click OK.||7. Click on PostScript.|
||8. Place a checkmark next to Disable PostScript passthrough.|
|9. Click OK.|
10. Click Apply.
Click here for Generation 1 illustration.
NOTE: The absence of Page Setup may require that you select File > Print Setup or Print and then Properties. If so, this indicates that your printer's finishing options are being controlled by the print driver rather than the application.
From the application's menu bar, go to File, Print Setup, Properties...
Consider these possible conditions or symptoms:
Applications utilizing the following file types may encounter problems:
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