Chapter 26. Color Versus Black and White

In this chapter

  • Determining a Printer's Capability

  • Defining Color Images for Black and White Printers

  • Next Steps

Formatting the image data contained in the canvas area of the Graphics Editor as a color image creates an incompatibility with black and white printers. However, the capability to support printing in color or black and white from a single PostScript page description file is possible and is the focus of this chapter.

Determining a Printer's Capability

You must consider whether the destination printer specified for receiving output from the Graphics Editor requires the color values contained in the page description file to be gray-scaled to correctly interpret them.

If you simply try testing for the presence ...

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