dvips is the process that converts `myfile.dvi` to `myfile.ps`

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Preview package for combining eps figures

I was planning to use preview package for combining my subfigures (made by caption and subcaption packages) to one figure but I can't get even the basic example working. Here is my try: ...
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TeXshop: Warning: Drivers other than `pdftex.def' are not supported [duplicate]

I'm currently writing a draft scientific article using TeXshop 3.11 and I'm having problems getting my .eps files into the draft. The template from the Scientific Journal uses dvips with graphicx as ...
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Weird issue involving pstricks, dvi->ps->pdf toolchain, and the letter combination rt

This is an extremely weird bug [Edit]it's not a bug, the problem was in my code. I spent 1 hour bringing this down to a small working example, can't figure out if its minimal. Set up: Ubuntu latest ...
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Texlive, update and dvips

When I run tlmgr update -all, I see that, or at least I understand that the engine dvips is updated at some point. If yes, what is updated in dvips?
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How to replace AUCTeX's “LaTeX” command with latex->dvips->ps2pdf chain?

What is the proper way of solving this problem with respect to AUCTeX's design - I mean, how to do that in a way that it will still recognize the errors, display log on demand, make "View" command ...
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PS file is not well included using latex->dvips chain

I'm trying to include given PostScript files in my document. However, I'm not really successful using the latex -> dvips chain as the image is not well included: However, the same file works ...
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Does dvips's “ps:” special alter the standard PostScript (bp) units?

Working on developing some clipping code based on the approach taken by pgf, I've stumbled across some odd effects with the \special{ps: construct of dvips. A couple of examples will show this. The ...
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Is there any compiler-dependent font loadable for pdflatex but not for latex-dvips-ps2pdf?

I want to make sure that I can load the same fonts for each input file either for diagrams and text contents. It is related to my statement below, Even though PSTricks cannot work with pdflatex ...
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Drawing graphs and Feynman diagrams with axodraw

I used CalcHEP to get following graph. However, the output gives a problem and it does not draw any graphs. (I have install axodraw.sty locally). The code is as follows: % u, D -> W+, b, B ...
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pdflatex, dvips: cannot determine size of graphic in … (no Bound ingBox)

I know that there are threads related to this, but it is really painful... I would like to insert images saved from a tool into latex. The images could be saved in any format of the followings: PNG, ...
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TeX and Hyper text links

I am a TeX (not LaTeX) user (and a member of UK TeX user group) of many years and produce macros for maths and complex tables. I include some hyper text links within a document using the Y&Y ...
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tikzmark and issue with pgfsys-dvips.def

When I try to use \tikzmark (actually, any feature that relies on the [remember picture] functionality of TikZ) in the WYSIWYG editor BaKoMa TeX, I get the following warning: Package pgf Warning: ...
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How to load pstricks private header files under MiKTeX? [closed]

Under MikTeX, the method to load private header files containing custom postscript macros seems to have changed. What is the current preferred method for including such macros? For years I have ...
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Compiling the latex->dvips->ps2pdf with dvips -Ppdf

The documents I create heavily depend on postscripts (I use pstricks quite a lot). I've had some issues with resolution, and it's been recommended to try using dvips -Ppdf. But recently, I've been ...
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PNG figures in black and white

I'm trying to include a png figure and it works when I see it in dvi, but the ps comes in black and white. If I compile directly to pdf there is no problem. However I'm using psTricks for a different ...
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DVISVGM and PSTricks

EPS file conversion is not satisfactory with dvisvgm because labels are not displayed. \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage{etex} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Searching for Euro symbol

I found egreg's answer to the question "eurosym seems to not be working" some time ago and it works perfect if I compile using pdflatex, but if I compile using latex dvips ps2pdf the Euro symbol is ...
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Why does compiling TikZ with latex-dvips-ps2pdf produce a much much bigger PDF than with pdflatex? [duplicate]

The following MWE simulates the problem. Compile it with pdflatex -shell-escape. \documentclass[preview,varwidth,border=12pt]{standalone} \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents*}{common.tex} ...
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hyperref: Wrong DVI mode driver option `dvips',(hyperref) because pdfTeX or LuaTeX is running in PDF mode. \ProcessKeyvalOptions{Hyp}

hyperref: Wrong DVI mode driver option `dvips',(hyperref) because pdfTeX or LuaTeX is running in PDF mode. \ProcessKeyvalOptions{Hyp} How can i fix this error? I m trying to compile a template of ...
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How to use “latex -> dvips -> ps2pdf” to get pdf output?

I am using pdflatex to produce a .pdf file. But, it is not working when .eps files are compiled. I have tried it with XeLatex but, it is hanging out sometimes. Now I want to produce a .pdf file using ...
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Including spotcolors in a DVI file

Consider, the PDF is generated using dvi-ps-pdf. Is there an easy way to add spotcolor in a dvi file, so that the resulting PDF contains the spotcolor. I know that using pdflatex this is possible. ...
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Why do LaTeX and pdflatex produce different margins?

I am working with TeXStudio on Windows. When I use latex + dvips + ps2pdf and pdflatex the margins in the resulting PDF file are different. Has anyone else encountered this? Is there a way to avoid ...
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Biblatex: URL-breaking not working in DVI-mode

I'm preparing my bibliography and noticed that biblatex-printbibliography produces Overfull \hbox several times. Examples (gray lines indicates text margins, red line is the physical page margin): ...
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Use TeX Gyre fonts with latex+dvips+ps2pdf

I want to use the TeX Gyre fonts (especially the Pagella and Pagella Math) with LaTeX+dvips+ps2pdf. In the future I want to use this for PSTricks but first I've to solve my font problems. I use this ...
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dvips has problems finding a font

The following mystery/error baffles me. OS: Windows 7 SW: MikTeX 2.9.3888, WinEdt 7.0 Problem: While running divps, the following messages appear in the console Trying to make PK font ecbx1200 at ...
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Why Horizontal Line in LaTex->dvi->ps->pdf is Thicker than LaTex->dvi->pdf? [duplicate]

I try to use this line in both chains of compiling: \rule{6 cm}{0.02 cm} but in LaTex->dvi->ps->pdf is thick even if I make 0.02cm lower while in LaTex->dvi->pdf is a nice slim line which I need. ...
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What's the difference between tex.pro and texc.pro with dvips?

I sometimes see tex.pro mentioned and sometimes texc.pro mentioned. What are the differences betweeen those two? Possibly resulting questions: Are those relevant to the end user (me)? Should I ...
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Problems with TexLive 2012 on Ubuntu after network installation

I totally purged TexLive from my system, and then I installed the latest version of TexLive from the internet installer as described here instead of via the Ubuntu package manager. Next, I installed ...
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dvips / mktexpk can't find font

I have an application that builds input for LaTeX, runs latex on that input, runs dvips on the output, and converts that file to an image. I just deployed the application to a new server with the ...
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How can I add something to the page resource dictionary using dvips

I use dvips and ps2pdf and want to add something (Properties) to the page resource dictionary. I know how to add something to the documents catalog: \special{ps: mark {Catalog} << ... what I ...
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Plain TeX and different hyperlink styles in dvi and pdf

I use the harvmac macros to write papers with plain TeX, and harvmac loads the hyperbasics file to enable hyperlinks. However I can't figure out why the hyperlinks have a different appearance in the ...
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PDF Layers (OCG) using latex->dvips

I want to generate a ps file with layers. Ocg.sty does not support ps, so I want to write a simple example by myself to see if its possible. I took a pdf version from here and tried to change the ...
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dvi to ps conversion problem [SOLVED: PyX graph issue]

when running dvips on a dvi (containing just a graph included via an .eps file) the generated ps file "drops" certain characters in the graph (decimal points in the labels on the axes and capital ...
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Using tree-dvips with pdflatex? [closed]

It seems like using tree-dvips with pdflatex is not very easy. It has been documented in various places in the web. I wouldn't mind using latex and then convert to PDF, but I am actually interested ...
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How do I avoid Type3 fonts when submitting to ManuscriptCentral

I am trying to submit a publication to ManuscriptCentral. All I am allowed to do is to submit my tex file and any missing packages (it seems to have a fair selection of standard packages) and it will ...
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\animategraphics cuts image

My image works perfectly with \includegraphics: \includegraphics[height=1.0\textheight]{../../../movie/frinj_cII/movie20100} but when I include it with \animategrahics ... ...
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How to use latex to include EPS images with spaces in theirs names and paths?

I have EPS image files (with spaces in their names) in a directory ../../Images space bla bla bla/. The following MWE simulates the real scenario in a simplified way. \documentclass{article} ...
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TikZ with “remember picture” compiled with pdflatex yields different results compared to dvips -> ps2pdf

The following document \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{report} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes} \usetikzlibrary{arrows} \usetikzlibrary{positioning} \begin{document} ...
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Converted DVI to EPS is larger then the underlying graphic

I use this code for generating a graphic: \documentclass[dvips]{article} \usepackage{pst-all} \usepackage{pst-3dplot} \usepackage{pst-eps} \usepackage{pst-dbicons} \begin{document} \pagestyle{empty} ...
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tikzpictures give huge pdf files when processed via dvips and ps2pdf

I have written a paper that includes a couple of TikZ pictures and submitted it to a (Springer) journal. I was quite shocked when I got the pdf file they produced from my source file, since it was ...
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dvips: warning: no config file for `amz'

I have submitted a PDF manuscript to a conference and I get the feedback that my fonts in the verbatim environment either look hideous or they are not rendered at all. The manuscript looks nice on my ...
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write output of dvips to a file

Sorry if this is a simple question. I want to write the output of dvips to a file (i.e. something like a log file for dvips). I tried this but it gives an empty file: dvips input.dvi > ...
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Trouble with latex and dvips with an FSTTCS documentclass

Following from my other question Which DVI viewer on linux?, now that I can easily view DVI files I came to the conclusion that the unusual document class I used for my document defines some ...
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Why isn't dvips finding my Type 1 fonts?

I've installed Cygwin on two Windows 7 machines. Both of them have the Adobe basic 35 fonts installed in the system as Type 1 fonts. Yet when I run a file that uses, say, Palatino through dvips, the ...
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How to fix “Package hyperref Error: Wrong DVI mode driver option `dvips'”?

I'm having this Error when I try to compile my .tex file with xelatex: ! Package hyperref Error: Wrong DVI mode driver option `dvips', (hyperref) because XeTeX is running. See the ...
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What kind of “magic” does preview package do to produce a tight paper size?

Actually the following method, that looks like reinventing the wheel, has been discarded once I have known the existence of preview package. % WithoutPreview.tex \documentclass{article} ...
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dvips produces improperly-trimmed output for non-standard papersize

Note: Rather than creating a new question that has almost the same code base, I rewrote my previous question. Because this issue is not specific to PSTricks, I changed the code so everybody can play ...
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Is it possible to force dvips to produce an EPS with %%HiResBoundingBox header?

Invoking the following command dvips input.dvi -E -o output.eps will produce an EPS file with only %%BoundingBox header as follows: %!PS-Adobe-2.0 EPSF-2.0 %%BoundingBox: 85 626 184 729 ...
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Searching for a better workflow to get a cropped PDF and EPS graphics - Stage 1

I am using TeX Live 2010. I don't use MikTeX anymore because of many troubles I found in the past. Input files: gridon.tex: % gridon.tex \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{pstricks} ...
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How to prevent my PSTricks codes from interfering the imported EPS files?

My main input file not only contains PSTricks codes but also imports EPS images produced by epstool from standalone PSTricks input files compiled with dvips input.dvi -E -o output.eps. I am worried ...