[Tugindia] incredible Problem with dvips + pslatex

David Kastrup dak at gnu.org
Thu Oct 9 09:20:59 CEST 2003

Amitabh Trehan <amitabhtrehan at softhome.net> writes:

> I remember a procedure given for conversion of a tex file to pdf. It
> was-
>  dvips -Ppdf file.dvi -o
>  ps2pdf file.ps .
> I used pslatex to create file i.e. pslatex file.tex .
> I found that wherever fi occurs in my tex and dvi file it has been
> replaced by the ligature for the pound sign (the british currency). 
> if I just say dvips file.dvi, this doesnt happen, or if I don't use
> pslatex.
>  How do I control this behaviour?

dvips -G0

or use an up to date version of dvips.  Or remove the G1 line from
the config file config.pdf.

I should be surprised if this is not mentioned in the FAQ.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum
UKTUG FAQ: <URL:http://www.tex.ac.uk/cgi-bin/texfaq2html>

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