{ghostscript} concerns the Ghostscript PDF and Postscript interpreter and renderer.

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RGB Colors in TikZ and conversion with ghost script to PNG

Since a few days I am trying to find a solution for the folowing problem: I am creating a Tikz picture with a simple rectangele and fill the rectange with a special RGB color. The code looks like this:...
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GSView Open file's Error: /invalidfileaccess in /findfont

I use GSview to open a .ps file and got errors as: GSview 5.0 2012-01-17 GPL Ghostscript 9.05 (2012-02-08) Copyright (C) 2010 Artifex Software, Inc. All rights reserved. This software comes with NO ...
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Ps2pdf: checking version on a Windows machine

I use TexLive 2011 and Ghostscript 9.05 on Windows XP. I see that my WinEdt when calling ps2pdf for the ps > pdf conversion is using Ghostscript 9.04 (which I do not have anymore on my machine). ...
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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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Compatible versions of AUCTeX and Ghostscript on Mac

When I run preview-at-point (in emacs), I get a minus (do not enter) sign rather than the figure. I followed the suggestion here and downloaded the development version of AucTeX. The problem remains. ...
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Converting eps to png - dimensions [closed]

When I convert EPS to PNG using this command gs -dSAFER -dBATCH -dNOPAUSE -r600 -sDEVICE=pnggray -sOutputFile=%1.png "%1.eps" I get PNG picture with large dimensions, although the bounding box ...
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xdvi/ghostscript error on inserting a png into a LaTeX file [closed]

I'm trying to include a .png picture into my LaTeX .dvi file. I use Emacs on Debian, if that is of any importance. I do this by \usepackage{graphicx} \graphicspath{{./dia/}} and then \...
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Ghostscript error with a surface in pst-solides-3d

I'm discovering the extremely cool pst-solides-3d package. The code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pstricks} \usepackage{pst-solides3d} \begin{document} \begin{pspicture}(0,0)(3,5) ...
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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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Prerendering PostScript commands in EPS with GhostScript makes transparent objects opaque

Background If the following PSTricks diagram % Circle.tex \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pstricks} \pagestyle{empty} \begin{document} \pspicture(-1,-1)(1,1) \rput(0,0){$E\not=mc^2$} \pscircle*[...
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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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Convert from PDF to EPS while keeping/outlining fonts

Situation: I have a PDF file which was generated by using a combination of tikz/pgf and Inkscape. It has all the correctly embedded fonts. It can be downloaded here. For example, using pdffonts ...
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Ghostscript questions [related: preview package to print standalone PDFs]

Using the preview package to generate individual PDFs of images within your document has been covered, for example, in this thread. However, I am trying to understand how you can use Ghostscript to ...
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GhostScript and GhostView

I am about to install W32TeX on a flash drive. Among the files to be installed (via a vbs script) are GhostScript and GhostView. My question is, do I really need GS and GV, because I only create very ...
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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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How to make a single GhostScript call to do conversion, compression, and cropping?

I am using TeXLive 2010 and do my job using the following workflow with 6 steps. I want to reduce the number of steps as minimal as possible because I will apply the workflow to the web based system. ...
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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: ...
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How does each of ps2pdf, pdfcrop, pdftops, epstool and epstopdf invoke GhostScript behind the scene?

I want to know the syntax to invoke GhostScript directly to get the same effect as each of the following command does. ps2pdf input.ps pdfcrop --hires input pdftops -eps input.pdf epstool --copy --...
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How to prevent GhostScript from rastering the font when converting PDF or EPS to EPS?

I want to convert PDF or EPS to EPS using the following commands, respectively. gs -q -dNOPAUSE -dBATCH -dSAFER -sDEVICE=epswrite -sOutputFile=output.eps input.pdf or gs -q -dNOPAUSE -dBATCH -...
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Is it necessary to use GhostScript to compress pdf outputs of XeLaTeX?

I have tried to compress pdf outputs produced by XeLaTeX. Is it necessary to use GhostScript to compress pdf outputs of XeLaTeX? YES. It is necessary. See Benchmark: xelatex v.s. latex-dvips-ps2pdf, ...
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Why must I invoke ghostscript directly to convert PS to PDF?

My computer runs on Windows 7 with MikTeX 2.9 and GhostScript 9.02 installed. I am still confused why do I have to invoke gswin64c.exe rather than ps2pdf.exe to convert ps to pdf? The switches I ...