PostScript language reference manual

by Staff at Adobe Systems

Paper Book, 1985

Status

Available

Call number

005.13/3 19

Library's review

Indeholder "Preface", "Chapter 1: Introduction", " 1.1 About the POSTSCRIPT Language", " 1.2 About This Manual", "Chapter 2: Basic Ideas", " 2.1 Introduction", " 2.2 Raster Output Devices", " 2.3 Scan Conversion", " 2.4 Page Description Languages", " 2.5 Using POSTSCRIPT", "Chapter 3: Language", " 3.1 Introduction", " 3.2 Interpreter", " 3.3 Syntax", " 3.4 Data Types and Objects", " 3.5 Stacks", " 3.6 Execution", " 3.7 Virtual Memory", " 3.8 Operator Overview", "Chapter 4: Graphics", " 4.1 Introduction", " 4.2 Imaging Model", " 4.3 Graphics State", " 4.4 Coordinate Systems and Transformations", " 4.5 Path Construction", " 4.6 Painting", " 4.7 Images", " 4.8 Colors and Halftones", " 4.9 Device Setup and Output", "Chapter 5: Fonts", " 5.1 Introduction", " 5.2 Organization and Use of Fonts", " 5.3 Font Dictionaries", " 5.4 Character Encoding", " 5.5 Font Metric Information", " 5.6 Font Cache", " 5.7 User-defined Fonts", "Chapter 6: Operators", " 6.1 Introduction", " 6.2 Operator Summary", " 6.3 Operator Details", "Appendix A: Standard Fonts", "Appendix B: Implementation Limits", "Appendix C: Structuring Conventions", "Appendix D: Apple Laserwriter", " D.1 Introduction", " D.2 Basic Operation", " D.3 Communication", " D.4 Details of Server Operation", " D.5 Other Operating Modes", " D.6 System Parameters", " D.7 Known Problems", "Index".

Denne referencemanual er ikke så tosset endda. Se fx afsnittet om Known Problems. Gad vide egentlig hvor mange linier kode, der var i postscript fortolkeren fra start af.
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Publication

Reading, Mass.: Addison-Wesley, c1985. ix, 321 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Description

The PostScript language is widely recognized as the industry standard for page description. Incorporated into a broad range of printers, imagesetters, and computer displays, PostScript describes exactly how text, sampled images, and graphics will appear on a printed page or on a computer screen. The PostScript Language Reference, known as the Red Book, is the complete and authoritative reference manual for the PostScript language. Prepared by Adobe Systems Incorporated, the creators and stewards of the PostScript standard, it documents the syntax and semantics of the language, the Adobe imaging model, and the effects of the graphics operators. This Third Edition has been updated to include LanguageLevel 3 extensions, which unify a number of previous extensions and introduce many new features, such as high-fidelity color, support for masked images, and smooth shading capabilities. Book Highlights: *Explains fundamentals of the PostScript language, graphics, fonts, device control, and rendering *Organizes all PostScript operators through LanguageLevel 3, both by function and alphabetically *Describes operands, results, side effects, and possible errors for each operator *Appendices i… (more)

Language

Original language

English

Original publication date

1985

Physical description

ix, 321 p.; 24 cm

ISBN

0201101742 / 9780201101744

Local notes

Omslag: Marshall Henrichs
Omslaget er et rødt billede af en mand, der tegner på en tavle
Indskannet omslag - N650U - 150 dpi
The Red Book

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