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Driver problem refined [duplicate]

This is a refinement of my previous question. (Problem with the driver option) I have a number of quite sophisticated and long LaTex files, using bibtex and makeindex. They worked under an older ...
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Problem with the driver option

After successfully typesetting my file Book3_new many times, with a fairly extensive bibliography, I have started to add an index, using \usepackage{makeidx} and \makeindex. This worked well for a ...
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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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ASCII Output Rendering (man-page style)

Is there a way to make LaTeX emit "man-page-like" ASCII output? Including nice line-wrapping, indentation and headline-formatting.
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Using 'Letter' paper with pdflatex

Apparently, the LaTeX distribution and its associated classes and drivers, as well as files in one's Linux distribution can all affect the page size that is ultimately used for the output of dvipdf, ...
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How to clip a TeX box using low-level PS commands?

I like to clip an arbitrary TeX box (\hbox) but without using larger graphic related packages like PGF/TikZ or PSTricks. This is intended to be used in packages which should not force the user to also ...