# [texhax] dvips/eps problems with slides

Herbert Voss Herbert.Voss at fu-berlin.de
Thu Aug 30 11:44:53 CEST 2007

Peter Gibbens wrote:
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> I have a problem with preparing slide presentations with Winedt/MikTeX.
> I have asked the Winedt people, they referred me to TUG.
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> I'm trying to prepare a slide presentation (for Friday morning) using
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> WinEdt and latex (lots of maths). I want to produce them in pdf form,
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> but am having a nightmare trying to get them to work (in landscape).
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> alternatives, but neither is working ...
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> 1. If I use the dvi2pdf converter in the winedt toolbar, I cant get
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> the pdf output to come out in landscape mode, despite having used the
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> following in latex
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> \documentclass[landscape]{seminar}            (by the way, the 'slides'
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> class doesn't do it either). I have also tried the following
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> \usepackage[landscape]{geometry}               but that doesn't help
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try

\usepackage[landscape,dvips]{geometry}

and then use dvips->ps2pdf

btw: seminar is really out of date, try powerdot instead

Herbert