What is PostScript?

You’ve been asked by the graphics department to provide them with a printer that will support PostScript. What is PostScript?

A) A page description language used by printers

B) A specialized hardware interface for high-end printers

C) A printer technology used to print on different media (i.e., paper, canvas, cloth)

D) A specific brand of printers

The answer: A) A page description language used by printers

PostScript printers have been extensively used through the years by desktop publishing professionals and printing houses to create output that is relatively standardized across different printer models.

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