[texhax] \special{} and postscript

tom sgouros tomfool at as220.org
Thu Mar 16 19:38:59 CET 2006

Karl Berry <karl at freefriends.org> wrote:

> As you probably know, PDF, by design, cannot handle general PostScript
> code.  Therefore pdf(la)tex will not do anything with literal PostScript
> \special's.  But I believe it is possible to insert literal PDF code,
> and perhaps you can munge around specifically to make that work.  (That
> is, your class would conditionally do a PS special or a PDF literal
> depending on \pdfoutput.)

Do you know of a class that does this?  Or an example somewhere?

Many thanks for the help.


 tomfool at as220 dot org

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