[OS X TeX] convert .dvi to .pdf
herbs at wideopenwest.com
Tue Nov 17 14:26:34 CET 2015
> On Nov 17, 2015, at 7:16 AM, Herbert Schulz <herbs at wideopenwest.com> wrote:
>> On Nov 17, 2015, at 6:52 AM, Alan Bowen <bowenalan03 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I have a number of .dvi files created some 25 years ago using Plain TeX and Computer Modern which I want to convert to .pdf files. Any suggestions about what I need and how to do this will be greatly appreciated.
>> So far as TeX goes, I have the ConTeXt standalone (aka the ConTeXt minimals).
>> I am currently running Mac OSX 10.11.
> Go to <http://www.tug.org/mactex/>.
> If you are really dedicated to using ConTeXt for your present documents go to the Smaller Download link and download and install BasicTeX.
> If you would like to have a full TeX distribution (which includes ConTeXt) go to the MacTeX Download link and download and install MacTeX.
> Good Luck,
> Herb Schulz
> (herbs at wideopenwest dot com)
Whoops... missed the DVI references. You should also install Ghostscript. Then convert via dvips->ps2pdf or dvipdf.
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)
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