[texhax] TeX -> PostScript, but in a resolution-independent manner
sojka at informatics.muni.cz
Wed Jun 4 19:34:16 CEST 2003
On Wed, Jun 04, 2003 at 05:57:05AM +0200, zsdc wrote:
> I thought that I obviously have to be making some stupid mistake,
> because using TeX to produce PostScript output is probably what most
> of people using TeX are doing, so there have to be a simple way to
> produce device-independent PostScript, which I'm just missing.
I addition to what already has been said on bitmap vs. outline
fonts (you may want to read Nelson's comprehensive comparison at
just one subtle detail on device-independent /device-dependent
dvips unfortunately generates resolution dependent
(and thus device-dependent as well) code for character
positioning; with high -D and -E0 one can get relatively
precise result, but better would be leting PostScript interpreter
do the job (as dvipsone does).
All the best
Petr Sojka [CS]TUG
P.S. For direct PS generation typesetting system, try Lout.
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