gsview will only work for postscript printers.
There is another simple solution to import printed pages in other
programs like Word to document printer output or to graphic programs:
Set the option not to delete the spooled files after printing for your
Download my SplViewer from
Sorry it's in german, but not difficult to use.
Using the second toolbar button or Ctrl+J you see a list of all print
jobs for all local printers. Those with "NT EMF *" in the last column
can be viewed with the SplViewer.
Use Copy and Paste to transfer the actual page to the clipboard in
EMF-Format, which is understood by most graphic programs including Paint
There might be more programs which are able to copy EMF output.
Take a closer look to http://www.undocprint.org
Dustin Harper wrote:
> It is a PRN file, and looking around, it looks like it is the printer
> commands for the printer itself. There is a view that should work:
> GSView http://pages.cs.wisc.edu/~ghost/gsview/
> Give that a try and see if it works. I'm not sure if you can open that
> and save it as an image, though.