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

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Fixing paths in a legacy dvi file

I have a legacy book written in LaTeX for which I have all sources, eps figures, and the final dvi file. I have to produce a pdf for the book that matches the original book published in paper. Since ...
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dvips to convert a bitmap image lines but i need normal strokes

I follow below mentioned method to convert a pdf document. latex filename.tex then convert dvi to ps dvips filename.ps I am using some required print distiller setting to convert a PDF document. My ...
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File dvips.ref not found; while dvips package is installed

I am trying to compile an example from moderncv package, but get the following error: velle@velle-s200e:~/texlive/texmf-dist/doc/latex/moderncv/examples$ latex template.tex This is pdfTeX, Version ...
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`make4ht`: when using Computer Concrete, getting `dvips: Font … not found; characters will be left blank`

For this problem, I am using the following MnWE: \documentclass[fontsize=18pt, paper=letter]{scrartcl} \usepackage{concmath} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} ...
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Adding crop marks to legacy document

I have a legacy book written in Plain TeX which contains code that centers the page in A4 paper. I need to add crop marks to these A4 pages at the correct positions for the target book size. I have ...
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Crop output pdf page to \fbox

Is there is any way to crop the output pdf to the \fbox{} with LaTeX Macros? I wrote a macro to test such examples something like: \newcommand{\inlinebox}[1]{ \fbox{#1}% <--crop the output page to ...
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Dvi-ps-pdf Unrecoverable error, exit code 1 (/stackunderflow in --begin--)

I'm trying to compile a tex file via tex-dvi-ps-pdf, in a MacOS X. I've seen: Ghostscript 8.57: Unrecoverable error, exit code 1 auto-pst-pdf throws 'MiKTeX GPL Ghostscript 9.05: Unrecoverable ...
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How can I fix the 'missing groff.enc' error?

When I try to run dvips, I get a message: "I couldn't find header file groff.enc" I am not making a groff document - just a .ps file using standard computer modern fonts, although who knows what ...
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Configuring the dvips driver. Can I modify the config.ps file?

I'm having some trouble with paper sizes when I use the sequence Latex->dvips->ps2pdf to compile my .tex file. I have figured out that the problem is with the dvips bit. I want a letter size ...
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I can't make the document have the proper paper size

I'm using the MikTex 2.9 distribution on Windows 7 and the Texmaker editor. I'm using the sequence Latex -> dvips -> ps2pdf to produce my pdf file but it always come out with the A4 paper size and ...
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dvips broken in texlive-2015

We've recently upgraded from TeX-Live 2012 to TeX-Live 2015. Previously, dvips worked fine, and generated PS files appropriately. Since upgrading to 2015, dvips now creates PS files that have problems ...
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Hyperref links lost when using latex --> dvips --> ps2pdf

Given a latex file using the hyperref package, I wish to convert it to pdf via: latex "foo.tex" dvips "foo.dvi" -z -P Pdf ps2pdf "foo.ps" However, all hyperlinks are lost this way! Here's a ...
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Problem converting DVI file with Japanese font

I'm failing to open/convert a dvi file, which presumably contains a Japanese font I haven't installed (so much for device independent...). Is there a way to automatically substitute the font or find ...
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Cropping an image genereated with latex -> dvips and tikzexternalize

The image is not cropped when building it with latex -> dvips. How could I get the resulting image from dvips cropped? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{compat=newest} ...
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hypdvips causing content to overflow into footer

I am having problems with the content of the page running over into the footer. Here is my Minimal Working Example. \documentclass[a4paper,11pt,twoside]{book} \usepackage{fancyhdr} ...
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Errors in Gnuplot figures after converting DVI to PS/PDF

I use Gnuplot to generate my figures (with "set terminal postscript eps"). When I insert the figures into my LaTeX document and compile it using the standard compiler latex(?), everything looks fine. ...
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BreakURL package using DVIPS only works on URL and not DOI

I've prepared my bibliography using biblatex, and my DOI addresses are not breaking their lines properly. I know that using pdflatex will solve this issue, I have to compile my document using latex -> ...
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dvips support for hypertex

If I take the file below and run it through etex, then dvips (with the -z option), and then ps2pdf to make the file destinations.pdf, the names do not appear to make good targets. ===== start ...
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How to fix “Package hyperref Error: Wrong DVI mode driver option `dvips'” error?

I am going to write a paper for "International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering", published by Wiley. I have downloaded the LATEX package from the website of the journal. It gives the ...
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hyperref with ocgcolorlinks option & dvips/ps2pdf

In my PDF document, while opened in the PDF viewer, I would like to have coloured text as hyperlinks instead of boxes. So I set the package option ocgcolorlinks with hyperref, because links should ...
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Setting up TeXstudio to run LaTeX + dvips + ps2pdf

I am trying to obtain nice Matlab figures in my LaTeX report and although there are many ways to achieve this, a lot of them don't work for my large data plots. But using LaPrint gets me nice ...
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Different line breaks with pdflatex and latex-dvips-ps2pdf

I have noticed that, for the same text, I get slightly different line breaks depending on whether I use pdflatex or a latex-dvips-ps2pdf sequence. This is what I get with pdflatex And this is what ...
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pdf link does not work with latex/dvips/pstopdf execution

I have this simple LaTeX file: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{hyperref} \hypersetup{% linkcolor=blue, colorlinks=true,% hyperlinks will be black pdfborderstyle={/S/U/W 1}% border style with ...
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Facilitate switching between latex (eps) and pdflatex (png/pdf) in the same paper

I have to hand in a postscript version of my paper for a conference, so I have to use latex instead of pdflatex. As I may later need a different version, I would like to write the paper in such a way ...
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Figure ok in dvi but a mess in pdf and ps

Apologies - this is my first time posting and I'm having trouble figuring out how to put multiple images WITH the correct descriptions! So I've just put 2 - the one with the figure nicely positioned ...
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htlatex define proper bounding box dvi

Is there a way to define the proper bounding box size inside latex files so that htlatex and then dvips make the right size graphics? Right now it is cutting off the graphics too short. I am using ...
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Question on compiling pgfplot/tikz figures through latex+dvips+ps2pdf

I have a lot of problems when compiling pgfplots/tikz figures through the latex+dvips+ps2pdf chain. I can successfully compile the same set of pgfplots/tikz figures through pdflatex. The reason that I ...
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collision with fonts in EPS graphics

I am using \Pisymbol from the pifont package to make item markers for lists, as shown below. Here I use the bullet from the Symbol font (psy): \documentclass[12pt, a4paper]{article} ...
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How to convert the latex file into postscript file

I have faced one problem. Actually, I'm working on IEEE paper, and they said that I have to convert my .tex files into postscript file How can I get postscript file? I'm working with WinEdt 8.0 ...
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Shortening compile time with large eps files when using pstricks and dvips

So I am also sending this to both the pstricks and the powerdot lists as it relates to both, but mostly to compiling via dvi-> dvips -< ps2pdf or similar. I make my lecture slides with Powerdot ...
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Is there any harm in “known incorrect sRGB profile” warning from dvips?

This is what I get from stderr stream when compiling with lualatex under MikTex 2.9: This is dvips(k) 5.993 Copyright 2013 Radical Eye Software (www.radicaleye.com) ' TeX output 2014.06.27:1240' ...
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Problem with hyperref and hypdvips

In my table of contents, there are entries that span more than one line. Since I compile with LaTeX -> PS -> PDF, the links created by hyperref are not correctly displayed in the output file (pdf). To ...
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Can't get my pdf and .ps files to use type 1 fonts

I am preparing a paper for submission to ACM proceedings and Digital Library. However, I keep getting the "Your pdf and .ps files both use type 3 fonts, you need use type 1 fonts" error from the ...
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PSTricks Animation and dvips

I want to create animation in Beamer using the animate package. I easily created a basic example following the "all-in-one approach" from this older post but I can not use pdflatex to compile, which ...
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Using ITRANS postscript fonts with MikTeX2.9

I have followed John Washburn's instructions from the document ITRANS53 Installation Notes with MiKTEX 2.9 (http://www.aczoom.com/files/itrans/mirror/itransi-MiKTeX/itransi-MiKTeX.pdf). I can ...
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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} ...