Getting nearly any application to export a PostScript file

I’ve run into many Windows applications that for whatever reason don’t have an option to save a modified file or export into a readable format. There’s a trick that I learned back in the Windows 3.1 days that makes any application that can print be able to export a PostScript file. The trick is as follows:

  1. Set up a Generic PostScript printer as a new printer that can print to FILE only.
  2. Print your file in the obstinate application to the new printer. Make sure  you use the .PS  file extension on the newly created file name.
  3.  Enjoy your new output file in Ghostview, Inkscape, or other applications that can read PS files.
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