Install the Generic Color PS for Commercial Printing printer driver

Microsoft Publisher includes a PostScript (PostScript: A page description language used by printers and imagesetters.) printer driver (printer driver: The device that communicates between your software program and your printer. The printer driver tells Publisher what the printer can do, and also tells the printer how to print the publication.) called Generic Color PS for Commercial Printing. Use this printer driver to create PostScript files for commercial printing.

Generic Color PS for Commercial Printing is not automatically installed on your system when you install Publisher. You must install it manually.

ShowWindows 2000

  1. On the Start menu, point to Settings, and then click Printers.
  2. Double-click the Add Printer icon.
  3. Follow the instructions in the Add Printer Wizard.
  4. Under Local or Network Printer, select Local Printer, and then make sure that the Automatically detect and install my Plug and Play printer check box is cleared.
  5. Under Install Printer Software, click Have Disk.
  6. In the Install From Disk dialog box, click Browse, and then navigate to \Program Files\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11 on the drive where you have installed Publisher.
  7. Select the file MSCOL11.INF, and then click Open.

Windows 2000 will install the printer driver Generic Color PS for Commercial Printing.

ShowWindows XP

  1. On the Start menu, click Printers and Faxes.
  2. Under Printer Tasks, click Add a Printer.
  3. Follow the instructions in the Add Printer Wizard.
  4. Under Local or Network Printer, select Local printer attached to this computer, and then make sure that the Automatically detect and install my Plug and Play printer check box is cleared.
  5. Under Install Printer Software, click Have Disk.
  6. In the Install From Disk dialog box, click Browse, and then navigate to \Program Files\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11 on the drive where you have installed Publisher.
  7. Select the file MSCOL11.INF, and then click Open, and then click OK.

Windows XP will install the printer driver Generic Color PS for Commercial Printing.

 
 
Applies to:
Publisher 2003