[Tugindia] Pslatex and Pdflatex

shrivijay phadke sbphadke at hotmail.com
Mon Sep 29 14:06:52 CEST 2003

One guess:

Pagesize options in dvips may not be same as those with pdflatex.


>From: Kiran Karande <kirank at sebi.gov.in>
>Reply-To: kirank at sebi.gov.in, TUGIndia Mailing List <tugindia at tug.org>
>To: tugindia at tug.org
>Subject: [Tugindia] Pslatex and Pdflatex
>Date: Mon, 29 Sep 2003 10:08:11 +0530
>My thesis is 100 (a4 size) pages (pdf output). It has six chapters. It
>has mostly text and some tables. When I process the latex file using
>pslatex (instead of pdflatex), the output (dvi / ps) is 95 (a4 size)
>pages. On comparing the pdf and ps output, I observe that for the ps
>output, a few more lines get printed per page resulting in five pages
>less overall. There is no loss of output. There is no problem either. I
>am using the book class and the preamble is same in both cases.
>Any comments as to why the ps output is less (in number of pages) than
>pdf output ? Am I missing something ? Practically, the ps output is
>better for me because I save on paper.
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