Mac Classic/OSX Printer
On the Macintosh you can can use your standard Laserwriter
Postscript driver combined with our Panther PPD. Alternatively
you can download the Macintosh version of the Adobe Postscript
driver below and install our Panther PPD onto it.
- Download the files above.
the PostScript Diver installation.
- Once installed, go to the Printer Properties and set the Resolution
to 2400 X 2400 dpi.
Installing Printer Drivers on a Mac running
- Open Print Center (found in Applications/Utilities).
- Choose Add Printer from the Printers menu, and choose
IP Printing from the pop-up menu.
- Type "localhost" (no quotation marks) in the Printer's
- Choose a printer from the Printer Model pop-up menu,
and click Add. To give the printer a better name, deselect "Use
Default Queue on Server" and type a name in the Queue Name
field ('Panther Plus' for example) when you add the printer.
Leave the address as "localhost.
Installing Printer Drivers
and PPDs on a Mac running OS 9
- Open the folder named "Printer Descriptions" within the
Extensions folder within the System Folder on your Macintosh.
Copy the Panther PPD (pplus.ppd) into your Printer Descriptions
- Download the"AdobePS Installer" to your desktop, and
double click on it.
- Restart your computer.
Register public printers
Go to the chooser (under the apple menu at the top left corner
of your screen.) Select AdobePS from the scrolling list of
driver icons at the top left of the chooser.
Now choose a public printer (for example: "Laser-L41" where
the L41 indicates the location). If the printer has not previously
been set up, there will be a "Create" button at the bottom
of the printer list. If the printer has been set up previously,
the button may be named "Setup" regardless of what the button
is named, simply click on it.
You may now associate the printer with a PPD. When you push
the Select PPD button you should see a list of PPDs. Select
pplus.ppd. If you don't see this PPD, return to step 1 of
the driver installation instructions, above.
From now on, whenever you have adobePS chosen as your printer
driver, you should have a scrolling list of your registered
printers in the print dialog of most applications.