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This page applies to Harlequin v13.1r0 and later; and to Harlequin MultiRIP but not Harlequin Core.

file pgbname pgbencode -

Writes an ASCII85-encoded version of the page buffer file identified by pgbname to the file object file

file must be a file or filter opened for writing, not a filename).

The ASCII85-encoded version is suitable for reinsertion into the Output Controller using one of the pgbdecode... family of procedures. A typical use of this procedure is prior to archiving or transmission to a remote proofing application. The conversion makes the file more robust against possible problems with line ending conversions.


  /f (%os%myfile) (w) file def
  f (00001000.PGB) pgbencode
  f closefile

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