This package will install highlighting settings for PostScript (ps and eps) and PDF files.

The following items will be highlighted:

  • /Names
  • (Strings)
  • % Comments
  • %%DSC comments
  • PostScript/PDF operators
  • PDF keywords

The sample file will give a better idea (colours might be different on your system).


For WinEdt 5

To install the PostScript and PDF highlighting settings,

  • extract the zip file to a new folder %b\Config\PostScript\
    (%b is WinEdt's user configuration directory, e.g.:
    C:\Documents and Settings\<username>\Application Data\WinEdt)
  • and execute the macro _install_PostScript.edt (Macro | Execute Macro...)

For WinEdt 8 and above

Open the macro file Install.edt in WinEdt, and execute it by choosing Macros | Execute Current Macro.

To uninstall, open the macro file Uninstall.edt in WinEdt (also available in %b\Uninstall\PostScript folder), and then execute it by choosing Macros | Execute Current Macro.


For WinEdt 5.4-5.6:

For WinEdt 8.2, 9.x:

Mode contributed by Robert <> and adapted for WinEdt 8.2 and above by Bernard Alfonsi <>.