Old MS-DOS & WIN Software

Jim Leonard trixter at oldskool.org
Mon Dec 12 17:32:27 CST 2005


Allison wrote:
> As to better docs... WordperfectV5/dos was better than any of the MS apps 
> for that back then. 

He wasn't talking about document creation, he was talking about printing, for 
which he is right on the money.  If you used Word Perfect 5 for DOS, you were 
limited to the fonts your printer supported.  If you used Geoworks, or 
Ghostscript (I used a retail package called "GOSCRIPT"), or Win 3.1, you could 
use any font you want and the print subsystem would just rasterize it as graphics.
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