File Formats:

The postscript images are the highest quality, all the other files are derived from them, TIF and PCL are lower resolution, often 150dpi. GIF images are generally only the lowest resolution. All the GIF and TIF images were generated by Ghostscipt.

Using Postscipt

If you need a Postscript viewer, get the latest version of Ghostscript (v3.33+) and GSVIEW (a windows shell for GS). Beware with large paper sizes, GSVIEW may trim a perfectly printable document. They are much better able to read graphics than previous versions. Get GS and GSView information from and files from

Coreldraw 5 is apparently a reliable postscript previewer. There are a number of commercial postscript emulators available for the PC also.

Most of the graphics files can be veiwed,printed or converted to other formats by using ALCHEMY (use archie to find a copy) In particular, it will print the tif G4 files we use onto Laserjets (hp pcl)

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