PostScript® Output

AH Formatter V7.1 can output PostScript®.

Customers must purchase “AH Formatter PostScript® Output Option” to output PostScript. For more details, see also Antenna House website.

The level of PostScript output is 3.

Font Output

The following fonts are available to output with PostScript output. See Fonts for the font.

However, there are the following restrictions with PostScript output.

  • Type 1 fonts which contain greater than 255 glyphs are not supported.
  • Vertical writing mode is not supported.
  • PostScript output does not support complex script language such as Hebrew, Arabic, Thai.
  • Ligatures are not supported.
  • Not available to change the glyph of font-variant (except for an emulation of small-caps).
  • Variation Sequence is not supported.
  • The EUDC, end user defined character, is not supported.
  • Separation colors, such as PANTONE®, are not supported.

Image Output

For more information about graphic images, see the “Graphics”. However, there are the following restrictions with PostScript output.

  • background-repeat="repeat" is not supported.
  • Patterns in SVG are not supported.
  • The gradation in vector images other than EPS is not supported.
  • Separation colors, such as PANTONE®, are not supported.

Vector Images

The following vector images are outputted to PostScript as vector. However, the raster image contained in the vector image will have the restrictions of the raster images mentioned after. If fonts are contained, fonts in the vector image will also have the restrictions of fonts.

All EPS is unprocessed and outputted to PostScript as is.

Raster Images

The following raster image can be outputted to PostScript. See also restrictions of each raster image respectively.

The image which cannot be embedded directly in PostScript will be transformed into the appropriate one and embedded.

Restrictions

  • Transparent images and alpha channel are not supported with PostScript.