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Postscript drivers for QMS laser printers. Includes Postscript driver for Windows.
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Postscript drivers for QMS laser printers. Includes Postscript driver for Windows.
File Name File Size Zip Size Zip Type
LICENSE.TXT 3807 1797 deflated
PRINTER.TXT 2608 906 deflated
PSCRIPT.DRV 314480 89972 deflated
PSCRIPT.HLP 43793 27343 deflated
README.TXT 14228 3790 deflated
WPDS 0 0 stored
OTHERS 0 0 stored
401917US.WPD 2769 786 deflated
401939US.WPD 5239 1224 deflated
9000_493.WPD 1787 533 deflated
AGFAP400.WPD 2227 719 deflated
APPLE230.WPD 1717 505 deflated
APPLE380.WPD 4556 1153 deflated
APPLE422.WPD 4556 1157 deflated
AST__470.WPD 4114 913 deflated
DATAP462.WPD 2542 835 deflated
DECLN03R.WPD 3569 863 deflated
DECLPS40.WPD 4187 1075 deflated
DP_US470.WPD 5211 1215 deflated
HP3SI523.WPD 4813 1152 deflated
IBM20470.WPD 5929 1270 deflated
IBM30505.WPD 5209 1155 deflated
IBM31514.WPD 5681 1218 deflated
L100_380.WPD 3204 868 deflated
L100_425.WPD 2343 743 deflated
L200_471.WPD 2131 624 deflated
L200_493.WPD 2183 643 deflated
L300_470.WPD 2419 775 deflated
L300_471.WPD 2365 752 deflated
L500_493.WPD 2131 624 deflated
LWNTX470.WPD 4477 1046 deflated
LWNT_470.WPD 4477 1046 deflated
N890X505.WPD 4446 1015 deflated
N890_470.WPD 4446 1012 deflated
NCOL_519.WPD 4055 874 deflated
OLIV303.WPD 4313 982 deflated
OLIV5000.WPD 767 438 deflated
PRINTERS.INI 1173 599 deflated
QUME_470.WPD 4313 976 deflated
README.TXT 3732 1414 deflated
SHEETFDR.WPD 6032 1330 deflated
TEK_CP.WPD 4031 906 deflated
TI08_450.WPD 1582 428 deflated
TI15_470.WPD 1922 554 deflated
VT600480.WPD 1239 382 deflated
WANG15.WPD 2136 646 deflated
WANG15FP.WPD 4493 1078 deflated
QMS 0 0 stored
I320T510.WPD 4772 1109 deflated
PFM 0 0 stored
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GDB_____.PFM 3006 1918 deflated
GDI_____.PFM 3147 1988 deflated
GDRG____.PFM 3096 1911 deflated
GDSBI___.PFM 3103 1920 deflated
GDSB____.PFM 2993 1864 deflated
PRINTERS.INI 746 267 deflated
Q1500492.WPD 4452 1006 deflated
Q1700524.WPD 5645 1302 deflated
Q2000524.WPD 5782 1288 deflated
Q2200523.WPD 4983 1192 deflated
Q2210523.WPD 5418 1242 deflated
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Q30SI503.WPD 4455 1057 deflated
Q410_524.WPD 5404 1222 deflated
Q430J522.WPD 4369 992 deflated
Q460J522.WPD 4369 991 deflated
Q810T517.WPD 4840 1058 deflated
Q815M524.WPD 5539 1273 deflated
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Q820T517.WPD 4993 1101 deflated
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QC10P503.WPD 4161 915 deflated
QCS10503.WPD 4283 964 deflated
QCS30503.WPD 4269 959 deflated
QMS81470.WPD 4360 990 deflated
QMS860.WPD 5553 1303 deflated
QMS8P461.WPD 4595 1134 deflated
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QMSCS210.WPD 4907 1081 deflated
QMSCS230.WPD 4948 1097 deflated

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Contents of the README.TXT file




QMS PostScript Driver for Windows 3.0 and 3.1
============================================================================

The new QMS PostScript driver for Windows 3.0 and 3.1 replaces and expands
the capabilities of the Microsoft PostScript driver which ships with
Windows.

This new driver adds support for all the following QMS printers:

QMS ColorScript 100 Model 10
QMS ColorScript 100 Model 10p
QMS ColorScript 100 Model 30/30i
QMS ColorScript 100 Model 30si
QMS-PS 800
QMS-PS 800+
QMS-PS 810
QMS-PS 810 turbo
QMS-PS 820
QMS-PS 820 turbo
QMS-PS 1500
QMS-PS 2200
QMS-PS 2210
QMS-PS 2220
QMS-PS 410
QMS-PS 430J
QMS-PS 460J
QMS-PS 815
QMS-PS 825
QMS-PS 815 MR
QMS-PS 825 MR
QMS-PS 2000
QMS-PS 1700
QMS IS X320T (Imageserver X320T)


Installation Instructions
=====================================================

Separate installation instructions for Windows 3.0 and 3.1 are included in
this file. Windows 3.0 instructions are presented first with 3.1
instructions in a later section.


Installation for Windows 3.0
======================================================

The installation procedure replaces any driver file of the same name with
the QMS PSCRIPT.DRV driver file. To save any existing PSCRIPT.DRV file,
you must either rename the file or copy it into a new directory prior to
installation of the QMS driver.

To determine if a PSCRIPT.DRV file is currently in use, choose Printers
from the Windows Control Panel and look at the Installed Printers window.
If the PSCRIPT.DRV file is in use it will be listed as PostScript Printer
on XXXX (XXXX represents the printer port: LPT1, LPT2, LPT3, COM1, COM2,
COM3, or COM4).


Install the QMS driver, PSCRIPT.DRV, using the following procedure:

1) Turn on your computer and start Windows.

2) In the Main dialog box of the Program Manager dialog box, double click
on the Control Panel icon.

3) In the Control Panel dialog box, double click on the Printers icon.

4) Remove all existing PostScript printers using the following procedure:


A) Click on PostScript Printer or PostScript (QMS) in the Installed
Printers list.
B) Click on Configure.
C) Click on Remove.
D) Click on Yes.

Repeat steps A through D until all PostScript printers are removed.

5) Click on Add Printer>>, scroll to the bottom of the List of Printers
menu, and click on Unlisted Printer.

6) Click on Install.

7) Insert either the 5.25" or 3.5" QMS driver disk into drive A (or the
other floppy drive). Double click on [-a-] in the Directories menu
to select the disk where the driver is located.

8) Double click on pscript.drv in the Driver Files menu.

If you see the message "A printer driver for this printer is already
installed on the system. Do you wish to use the current driver or
install a new driver?" on the screen, click on New.

9) Click on Configure to set up the printer and port. In the Configure
dialog box, click on the desired host port in the Ports list.

10) Click on Setup to set up printing options. In the Setup dialog box,
choose your printer type, paper source, output tray, and paper size
from the appropriate list. The Paper Source may be set to any available
tray or set to match the current Paper Size selection. See the
"Selecting Paper Source" section for details.

Other available selections are paper orientation, scaling, number of
copies, and duplex mode when supported by the selected printer.

For multiple resolution printers, click Options to set the current
resolution. In the Options dialog box, select the desired resolution
from the Resolution list. Click OK to return to the Setup dialog box.

After setting up the printer, verify the correct driver version. To do
this, click on About in the setup dialog box. Return to the Printers
dialog box by clicking on OK through all subsequent screens.

11) Click on Active and then double click on PostScript (QMS) on XXXX to
make the QMS printer the default printer.

12) Repeat steps 5 through 10 to install the QMS driver for other ports.

13) Click on OK to exit the Printers dialog box.

14) Exit Windows in the normal fashion, being sure to click on Save
Changes.



Installation for Windows 3.1
======================================================

The installation procedure replaces any driver file of the same name with
the QMS PSCRIPT.DRV driver file. To save any existing PSCRIPT.DRV file,
you must either rename the file or copy it into a new directory prior to
installation of the QMS driver.

To determine if a PSCRIPT.DRV file is currently in use, choose Printers
from the Windows Control Panel. In the Printers dialog box, look for
PostScript printer models in the Installed Printers list.

Install the QMS driver, PSCRIPT.DRV, using the following procedure:

1) Turn on your computer and start Windows.

2) In the Main dialog box of the Program Manager dialog box, double click
on the Control Panel icon.

3) In the Control Panel dialog box, double click on the Printers icon.

4) Remove all existing PostScript printers using the following procedure:

A) Click on each PostScript printer in the Installed Printers list.
B) Click on Remove.
C) Click on Yes.

Repeat steps A through C until all PostScript printers are removed.

5) Click on Add>>, click on Install Unlisted or Updated Printer in the
List of Printers dialog box.

6) Click on Install.

7) Insert either the 5.25" or 3.5" QMS driver disk into drive A (or the
other floppy drive). Type A:\ or other drive name in the edit box
provided. Click on OK.

8) Click on PostScript(QMS) in the Add Unlisted or Updated Printer dialog
box and click on OK.

If you see the message "The currently installed PSCRIPT.DRV is
newer... Do you still want to install the file?" on the screen, click
on Yes.

If you see the message "Insert Microsoft Windows 3.1 Disk #5 or a disk
with the updated SSERIFF.FON file in:", click on CANCEL to continue.

9) Click on Connect to configure your printer port. In the Connect
dialog box, click on the desired host port in the Ports list and click
on OK.

10) Click on Setup to set up printing options. In the Setup dialog box,
choose your printer type, paper source, output tray, and paper size
from the appropriate list. The Paper Source may be set to any available
tray or set to match the current Paper Size selection. See the
"Selecting Paper Source" section for details.

Other available selections are paper orientation, scaling, number of
copies, and duplex mode when supported by the selected printer.

For multiple resolution printers, click Options to set the current
resolution. In the Options dialog box, select the desired resolution
from the Resolution list. Click OK to return to the Setup dialog box.

To determine how TrueType fonts are printed, click Options in the Setup
dialog box and then click Advanced in the Options dialog box. In the
Advanced Options dialog box, editing the substitution table allows you
to substitute a printer font for each TrueType font or download TrueType
fonts as Type 1 or Type 3 soft fonts. See the "Printing TrueType Fonts"
section for details. Click on OK twice to return to the Setup dialog box.

After setting up the printer, verify the correct driver version. To do
this, click on About in the setup dialog box. Return to the Printers
dialog box by clicking on OK through all subsequent screens.


11) Click Set As Default Printer to make the QMS printer the default
printer.

12) Repeat steps 5 through 10 to install the QMS driver for other ports.

13) Click on Close to exit the Printers dialog box.

14) Exit Windows in the normal fashion.



Printer Notes
=================================================

QMS IS X320T (Imageserver X320T)
--------------------------------
- When using the QMS Windows PostScript Printer Driver, the default language
for this printer should be set to "UltraScript".
- When selecting either A3 or B4 paper sizes from the driver, the printer
will use the default size "letter". The driver issues the UltraScript
commands "a3tray" and b4tray" to select these paper sizes. These commands
are not supported on version 6.0T Rev.A of the printer and it defaults to
letter paper size. To get either A3 or B4 paper sizes it is necessary to
spool the UltraScript output and change the commands "a3tray" and "b4tray"
to "a3" and "b4" respectively.
- When the driver is used to select specific paper tray and a specific paper
size and the specified tray does not, in fact, contain the specified paper
size, the printer's console will display "Engine Not Ready; Waiting For
Paper Size...". To avoid this situation select the "Match Papersize"
option as the paper source in the driver or insure the desired paper size
is in the desired paper tray.


Software Notes
=================================================

Ventura Publisher
--------------------
The driver name needs to be the same as the released Microsoft PSCRIPT.DRV
driver. Ventura Publisher determines whether the printer is a PostScript
device by looking at the name. Therefore, you will only be able to use
either the QMS or the Microsoft driver.

Micrografx Designer
----------------------
Certain Micrografx Designer files do not print properly with both the QMS
PostScript driver and the Microsoft PostScript driver. If you encounter
problems, use the Micrografx driver supplied with Designer.


Selecting Paper Source
=================================================

When selecting your paper source, also take into consideration tray
chaining, selecting by paper size, and selecting by tray.

Tray Chaining
----------------------
Tray chaining, when enabled (on), allows the printer to automatically switch
paper trays when the current tray runs out of paper. When chaining is enabled,
the printer assumes that any tray is an acceptable substitute for the other
trays.

Tray chaining must be disabled (off) to select a particular paper tray. The
printer ignores paper tray selection commands when tray chaining is enabled.

Disable tray chaining from the printer front panel.

Selecting by Size
-----------------------
The current paper source may be set to match the selected paper size. To use
an available paper size, in the Printer Setup dialog box, select Match
Papersize from the Paper Source list. Next, select the desired size from the
Paper Size list. This sets the printer to use paper from any tray containing
this paper size.

Selecting by Tray
-----------------------
The current paper source may be set to any available paper tray. To select
a particular tray, in the Printer Setup dialog box, select the desired paper
tray from the Paper Source list (do not select Match Papersize). Next,
select the paper size contained in the selected tray from the Paper Size
list. This sets the printer to use paper from the selected tray.



Printing TrueType Fonts
=================================================

For each TrueType font you are using, you may choose to substitute a
printer font for the TrueType font or download the TrueType font to the
printer as a Type 1 or Type 3 soft font.

Substituting a printer font for a TrueType font is appropriate for TrueType
fonts like Courier New which is almost identical to the Courier printer font.
Font substitution generally provides faster printing than font downloading.

TrueType fonts can be downloaded to the printer as Type 1 or Type 3 soft
fonts. Type 1 fonts are outline fonts which require less data than Type 3
bitmap fonts. Type 1 fonts generally print faster than Type 3 fonts.

To determine how TrueType fonts are printed follow these steps:

1) Click Options in the Printer Setup dialog box.

2) Click Advanced in the Options dialog box.

3) In the Advanced Options dialog box, remove the check from the Use
Printer Fonts for all TrueType Fonts box.

4) Check the Use Substitution Table box.

5) Select Adobe Type 1 from the Send to Printer As list to use outline
fonts during downloading or select Bitmap (Type 3) to use bitmaps.

6) Click on Edit Substitution Table.

7) For each TrueType font in the For TrueType Font list, click on the
TrueType font and then click on the printer font to be substituted
in the Use Printer Font list.

If you prefer to download the selected TrueType font, click
Download as SoftFont in the Use Printer Font list.

8) Click on OK twice to return to the Printer Setup dialog box.




WPD Files
=================================================
The Windows driver disk contains WPD (Windows Printer Description) files for
QMS printers and other PostScript printers. Most available PostScript drivers
for Windows were based on the original Microsoft driver which provided the
capability to add support for additional printers by installing WPD files.
The QMS WPD files work with most Windows 3.0 and 3.1 PostScript drivers.

WPD files for QMS printers are included in the \WPDS\QMS subdirectory so
that support for a QMS printer can be added to most Windows PostScript
drivers. This might be helpful if you are required to use some other driver
instead of the QMS driver which already supports all QMS printers.

WPD files for non-QMS printers are included in the \WPDS\OTHERS subdirectory
so that support for a non-QMS printer can be added to the QMS driver which
only supports QMS printers. This might be helpful if you need to print to
both a QMS and non-QMS printer.

View or print the README.TXT file in the \WPDS\QMS or \WPDS\OTHERS
subdirectory for complete WPD installation and removal instructions.


WPD Files for Other PostScript Printers

This disk contains WPD files for some other PostScript printers. These files
will allow you to add a particular printer to the list of supported
printers in the QMS Windows 3.x PostScript driver.

NOTE:
The QMS PostScript driver for Windows 3.x already supports all QMS
printers. It is available from the QMS Bulletin Board at (205) 633-3632
or in the QMS section of the DTPVEN forum on Compuserve. Unless you have
a particular reason for keeping your current driver and adding printers,
it is probably better to just use the QMS driver.


To add printers using WPD files follow these steps:

1) In Windows, at the Program Manager dialog box, double click on the Control
Panel icon.

2) In the Control Panel dialog box, double click on the Printers icon.

3) Click on your PostScript driver entry in the Installed Printers list and
then click on Configure (for Windows 3.1 click on Setup and proceed to
Step #5).

4) In the Configure dialog box, click on Setup.

5) In the Setup dialog box, click on Add Printer.

6) You will be prompted to insert a disk into drive A. If you are using drive
A, insert the disk containing the WPD files into that drive. If you are
using another drive, type in the appropriate drive name and insert the disk
there. Add the path name "\WPDS\OTHERS". (ex. b:\wpds\others). Click on OK.

7) Click on the desired printer and Click on Add to install the printer.

You may add up to 5 external printers to most drivers. See the Removing
External Printers section of this document if you need to remove a printer
to make room for others.

8) Click on Done.

9) Select the printer you just added in the Printer list and set the
desired paper source and size.

10) Click on OK through all subsequent screens to exit. Close the Control
Panel dialog box and exit Windows to insure that your changes take effect.


The printer has been added to the list of printers supported by your
driver as an external printer.


Removing External Printers
-----------------------------------

The QMS Windows 3.x PostScript driver only allows you to add up to 5 external
printers with WPD files. If you have already added 5 external printers and
need to install a different printer, you must remove a previously installed
external printer.

Follow these steps to remove an external printer:

1) Make a backup copy of the WIN.INI file in your windows directory.
Edit the WIN.INI file with an ASCII text editor.

2) Search for a [PSCRIPT] entry containing a list of external printers with
the following format.

[PSCRIPT]
External Printers=5
printer1=401917US
printer2=401939US
printer3=9000_493
printer4=AGFAP400
printer5=APPLE230

3) Remove individual printers by deleting "printer?=??????" lines. Renumber
the "printer?=??????" entries so that they are consecutive.

4) Change the number of printers indicated in the "External Printers=?" entry.
The value in this entry must equal the number of "printer?=?????" entries.

EXAMPLE: Removing the Agfa Compugraphic 400PS printer entry.

BEFORE:

[PSCRIPT]
External Printers=5
printer1=401917US
printer2=401939US
printer3=9000_493
printer4=AGFAP400
printer5=APPLE230

AFTER:

[PSCRIPT]
External Printers=4
printer1=401917US
printer2=401939US
printer3=9000_493
printer4=APPLE230



Technical Support
-----------------------------------

If you encounter a problem while installing or using the WPD files or
the QMS PostScript driver for Windows 3.x, please call QMS Customer Technical
Support at (205) 633-4500.


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