Macintosh - Installing the PPD File
You can use the LaserWriter printer driver that comes with a Macintosh when
printing from a Macintosh. However, if you use the LaserWriter printer driver
alone, you cannot use the printer specific functions. The printer specific func-
tions can be used by installing the PPD file.
❒ The LaserWriter printer driver for a Macintosh does not come with this print-
er. Use the appropriate printer driver that comes with the Macintosh you are
❒ See the documentation that comes with the operating system for more infor-
mation about the functions of the LaserWriter 8 printer driver.
Installing the PPD File
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Start the Macintosh.
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Double-click the icon of the hard disk to open it.
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Open the [Extensions] folder inside the [System Folder] by double-clicking it.
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Insert the CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive.
The CD-ROM icon appears.
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Double-click the CD-ROM icon.
The contents of the CD-ROM are displayed.
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Double-click the [Printer Descriptions] folder of the CD-ROM, and then dou-
ble-click the folder having the appropriate language name to open it.
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Drag the PPD file for the printer and drop it into the [Printer Descriptions]
folder inside the [Extensions] folder on the Macintosh hard disk.
The PPD file is installed.
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Drag the CD-ROM icon and drop it into [Trash] to eject the CD-ROM.
This completes PPD file installation.