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XeLaTeX Ghostscript call for EPS to PDF conversion failing

Updated with properly minimalistic example. I've been wrestling with this for a while now. I had a setup using pdfLaTeX with epstopdf that works nicely, but I need mathspec so I've moved to XeLaTeX. ...
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Compressing with Ghostscript - transparency turns cyan

I'm about to finish my paper on fractals, and because fractals can get very detailed I'm including a lot of EPS files at high DPI and lots of pictures... And that way the 40 pages long PDF is nearly ...
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pdflatex without ghostscript to preserve transparency of included pdfs

I'm trying to include a pdf with a transparent gradient using pdflatex from texlive installed with macports. Using the article class (not standalone), the transparency of the included pdf is lost when ...
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Ghostscript 9.07: Error: A pdfmark destination … points beyond the last page

I use gs -dBATCH -dNOPAUSE -q -sDEVICE=pdfwrite -dFirstPage=$2 -dLastPage=$3 -sOUTPUTFILE=$4 $1 in a script to extract pages from a pdf file with Ghostscript 9.07. I obtain a lot of warnings (as in ...
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Convert PDF figures to PS figures without pixelation [closed]

I have a tex document (called foo.tex) that includes several PDF figures. I need to generate a PostScript version as well as a PDF version of the final document. Running pdflatex foo.tex works just ...
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Pros and cons: pdflatex+gs vs gs+pdflatex

I need to be producing two versions of documents I deal with: colour and grayscale. Of course the real issue are images. I'm not the author of the documents nor the images, I'm only the typesetter. ...
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Preview in auctex on debian stable works in dvi mode, but fails on pdf mode

My auctex renders preview images on my debian stable system (6.0.6) if I set it to dvi mode, but it fails if I set auctex to pdf mode. I assume there is either a mistake in my emacs configuration ...
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How to deal with (probably bogus) errors from third party on my pdf? [closed]

I use a print-on-demand company (lulu.com) that has always been picky and inconsistent about the PDF files they accept. I'm giving them files produced by pdftex. They use various subcontractors to ...
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Separating and merging layers in pdf files [closed]

Does anyone know of a way to use the command line in Linux to separate and merge layers (optional content, section 8.11 of ISO 32000:2008) from a PDF file? I am mostly interested in files created ...
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How to convert text in a PDF file from fonts/text to outlines?

I have PDF graphic in which I would like to have fonts removed. All other properties of the file should remain (such as size, etc). The output file should be in PDF as well. The text itself should be ...
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Latex and PDF: rangecheck error in pdfmark using ghostscript

I am trying to generate a pdf from a latex-generated ps document. (Note: I can not use pdflatex because of pstricks.) In the tex file I load \usepackage[dvips, a4paper, bookmarksopen=true, ...
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Is it possible to convert PDF to TXT file using GhostScript? [closed]

Someone wants to convert PDF to TXT as explained in C# GhostScript - Not able to successfully convert from PDF to TXT file. I am not sure whether GhostScript can do that. Is it possible?
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Ghostscript problem

I'm trying to submit a LaTeX paper to Wiley ISMRW but get the following error: ************************************************************************ command: dvipdf MRM3.dvi Command Ok dvips: ...