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DPS Overview

The DPS X server module allows PostScript applications to display their output on NCD terminals. Such local servicing of DPS requests speeds application processing and reduces host and network loading.

NCD's DPS extension is based on Adobe's Display PostScript Level 2 software, supports true WYSIWYG two-dimensional graphics, and provides access to all Type 1 Scaled Font Libraries.

The Display PostScript imaging model is device-independent, allowing graphics to look the same on any supported platform. An application that uses Display PostScript works and appears the same on all supported platforms without modification of the application.

Display PostScript performs the following functions:

NCDware includes the following components for DPS:

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