[texhax] JPEG preview of XeLaTeX page?

Peter Davis pfd at pfdstudio.com
Wed Jul 6 22:56:57 CEST 2011

On Wed, Jul 6, 2011 at 4:51 PM, Reinhard Kotucha <reinhard.kotucha at web.de>wrote:

> On 2011-07-06 at 15:00:25 -0400, Peter Davis wrote:
>  > Is there a way to get a JPEG preview of an XeLaTeX page?  I know
>  > there are various DVI viewers that can generate raster previews,
>  > but I don't know if there are any for XDVI, and I don't know if
>  > there's a way to capture a page preview as a JPEG.  Is there a
>  > known way to do this?
> The sole purpose of XDVI is to provide raster previews.

Not also to be converted to PDF?

> I suppose
> that you are looking for a way to write a bitmap image to a file.
> TeX Live provides dvipng, which generates PNG.  You can use ImageMagick
> in order to convert PNG to JPEG if you really want to.

Thank you!  I'll look at dvipng.



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