Programming Help for PostScript Programming

Introduction to PostScript Programming Language

PostScript Language is a concatenative and Interpreted programming Language. It was developed in 1982 by John Warnock, Charles Geschke, Doug Brotz, Ed Taft and Bill Paxton. It is also known as Page description Language in electronics and desktop publishing areas. In Postscript ”%” is used to give comments in Programs and every PostScript program should start with the characters "%!". It is used for design Vector Graphs.

Example of PostScript Programming Language

Given example will filled the drawn object in a particular shade, both for the outline and the interior. The shade range from 0 (black) to 1 (white).

Note:closepath is used for joining the first vertex of the path with the last.



100 200 moveto

200 250 lineto

100 300 lineto



0.5 setgray



4 setlinewidth

0.75 setgray


Output of the Program

PostScript Programming Language

How to learn PostScript Programming Language

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