Edit device1.dat to display a specific queue/device as the default when printing with Arcpress

Last Published: April 25, 2020


This document describes how to display a specific queue or device as the default option when printing with the Arcpress rasterizer GUI on the UNIX platform.


  1. Open a terminal window and change directories to $ARCHOME/etc
  2. Using a text editor such as VI, open the device1.dat file. Cut the desired default queue line from its current position and paste it at the top of the device1.dat file, making it the first line. Be sure to save the changes.

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