ABI Seq. Analysis Software
Richard R. Hardy
hardy at mighty.fccc.edu
Mon Dec 4 13:36:11 EST 1995
In article <49hn4k$k04 at sun4.bham.ac.uk>, altabios at bham.ac.uk (John E. Fox)
>A slighly different thread!
>Does any one have any ideas about speeding up printing.
>We run a Power Mac and an HP1200C printer for our analysis software
>It takes for ever to print the charts.
>The Mac has 16Mb and the printer has now got 8Mb so it shouldn't
>be a memory problem.
>Any hints would be appreciated.
We also noted this printing problem on a PowerMac. Turned out that
shutting off background printing (the mac spooler) resulted in MUCH faster
output (like 10-fold!). You might try this. Also, compare Laserwriter 7
vs. 8. There are certainly some printing quirks in the ABI software.
Richard R. Hardy Member, Institute for Cancer Research
Fox Chase Cancer Center Tel: (215) 728-2463
7701 Burholme Ave. FAX: (215) 728-2412
Philadelphia, PA 19111 E-MAIL: RR_HARDY at fccc.edu
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