Solving or finding a work-around for PostScript errors can be a long and frustrating process. Usually the PostScript devil, who obviously is called Murphy, waits until late Friday afternoon before showing up. He has this annoying habit of using cryptic error messages to confuse your printer, your workflow and above all: yourself.
These pages provide background information about the essentials of PostScript errors next to a database of known issues and possible work-arounds.
- The basics of PostScript errors: What is PostScript for, how did it evolve and which alternatives are available on the market?
- PostScript errors: A long list of every type of PostScript error that I am aware of or found references to. The 10 most frequently occurring errors, listed in the order of importance with the most ‘popular one’ first, are:
- Basic Postscript troubleshooting: What to do when the above list doesn’t offer an immediate solution or work-around.