[tex-k] Re: Bug#249466: dvips: explain paper handling better(patch)

Akira Kakuto kakuto at fsci.fuk.kindai.ac.jp
Wed May 26 03:10:06 CEST 2004

>     Except that dvips.pdf has some garbage in the section about literal
>     PostScript examples.
> It's true that the literal PS examples do not work in PDF, so the
> examples come out as either blank or black, but that seems unavoidable
> to me.  PDF does not support arbitrary PS.

The literal PS examples do not work by the next:
texi2dvi --pdf dvips.texi

However, I think the following may work (needs Ghostscript):

texi2dvi dvips.texi
dvips -Ppdf -z -o dvips.ps dvips
ps2pdf14 dvips.ps dvips.pdf

Best regards

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