What is postscript?

  • (noun): Textual matter that is added onto a publication; usually at the end.
    Synonyms: addendum, supplement
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A postscript, abbreviated PS or P.S., is writing added after the main body of a letter (or other body of writing). The term comes from the Latin post scriptum, an expression meaning "written after" (which may be interpreted in the sense of "that which comes after the writing").

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... by a tool called dvips, which converted those DVI files into PostScript files, which are understood by many printers ... to this problem is to substitute the bitmapped fonts with scalable fonts (known among PostScript users as Type 1 fonts) ... The input of pkfix is a PostScript file generated by dvips (with versions at 5.58 or newer) and its output is another PostScript file, this time, with the bitmapped fonts substituted by scalable fonts (if ...
SK1 (program) - Supported Formats
... Adobe Illustrator up to version 9 (based on PostScript) Postscript (PS) and Encapsulated Postscript (EPS) Computer Graphics Metafile (CGM) Windows Metafile (WMF) XFIG Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG ...
Post Script Fonts - Font Type - Type 1
... PostScript Type 1 Filename extension Windows OS/2.pfb.pfm Mac OS.pfm.afm.inf (Optional files) ... Developed by Adobe Systems Type of format PostScript outline font Extended to.otf Standard(s) ISO 9541 Type 1 (also known as PostScript, PostScript Type 1, or Adobe Type 1) is ...
Crown Lynn - Postscript
... In 1996 a series of collaborative projects commenced with "Crown Lynn New Zealand' - A Salvage Operation" a collaboration with graphic designers Brian Shields and Craig Stapley that was exhibited at the High Street Project Gallery, Christchurch and City Gallery, Wellington ... In 2005 a small group of collectors started an online resource guide of Crown Lynn shapes and patterns ...
... A postscript, abbreviated PS or P.S ... A postscript may be a sentence, a paragraph, or occasionally many paragraphs added to, often hastily and incidentally, after the signature of a letter or (sometimes ... An afterword, not usually called a postscript, is written in response to critical remarks on the first edition ...

More definitions of "postscript":

  • (noun): A note appended to a letter after the signature.
    Synonyms: PS