[texworks] dvi -> dvips -> ps2pdf

Charlie Sharpsteen chuck at sharpsteen.net
Thu Jul 14 21:14:12 CEST 2011

On Thu, Jul 14, 2011 at 9:17 AM, sigmundv at gmail.com <sigmundv at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi,
> I would just like to point out that one doesn't have to understand neither
> dvi nor ps to run the commands "latex" and "dvips".

Well, you do have to be careful here---not understanding dvi and ps leads
many newcomers to questions like "Why doesn't my PNG file show up in the
final PDF!?!?! HELP!!!".


Otherwise I agree that the workflow is not so common anymore, hence it
> shouldn't be included in Tw by default. People who need it can add it
> easily.
> Sigmund
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