{ps2pdf} is about a software tool that converts postscript files to pdf

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How can I make the ps2pdf convert 16-bit images right?

Title pretty much sums up what I need, I have 16-bit pgm images, which I convert to eps with convert and it seems it's converted right. After that I include them in latex document. Running through ...
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ps2pdf not able to include eps files since El Capitan MacOs upgrade “Error: /undefined in startTexFig”

I upgraded to El Capitan and now ps2pdf crashes on tex files that used to work fine. The problems occur for tex files that include EPS files. I'll give the latex source and the error messages first, ...
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Pstool : An error occured processing graphic

I have some problems using Pstool. My code works in TexMaker, but instead of showing the picture, I have a square red box reading :"An error occured processing graphic". I only have one warning when ...
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Why output of dvipdfmx looks better than output of pdftex?

When viewed on screen, look of document processed via dvipdfmx is better, than that of produced via pdftex. This happens with absolutely any document, even with plain format. I tried with these ...
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Only a blank page after compiling

I am using TeXmaker and I want to include eps images in the document. I compile following this sequence: Latex+dvips+ps2pdf and then show the pdf. I have no errors, however I don't see anything just ...
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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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ps2pdf crahes on MetaPost generated .eps figure

I generated with MetaPost the example in "LaTeX Graphics Companion", 2nd ed., p. 174, above. The eps is generated. The header: %!PS %%BoundingBox: -123 -92 64 43 %%HiResBoundingBox: -122.84787 ...
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What is the difference beween all the paths from tex to pdf file? Which one is better?

There are several ways to get from a TeX source file to a PDF file using LaTeX: LaTeX to dvi to pdf (via dvipdf or dvipdfm or dvipdfmx). LaTeX to dvi to ps to pdf (via DviPs followed by ps2pdf). ...
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Ps2pdf not working

I updated to the new MAC OS EL capitan and I am facing problems with my TeXmaker since then. I reinstalled the TeXmaker and MacTeX as it did not work after updating. I am trying to compile a TeX file ...
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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 do I pass gs options to simpdftex?

Call me crazy, but I write my own figures in postscript, and my figure files need to access the file system (because I have files full of routines that the figure files use). Because postscript can ...
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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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Plain TeX pdf2ps page numbering offset for front matter in PDF viewer [duplicate]

The good: When I use plain TeX, and then run dvips to get the Postscript output, I see negative page numbers for the front matter in the thumbnail pages on the left in evince and gv (ghostview), ...
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latex+dvips+ps2pdf vs. pdflatex

I have a problem with creating a pdf file. I hope I could get some clue from this community. I use mac tex. method 1: pdflatex pdf file is well created. The created file is not perfect. There occurs ...
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Disable anti-aliasing in ps2pdf

I have generated the EPS files my self. In the EPS files, I have set the \interpolate false option. I include them in the LaTeX source with includegraphics within TikZ (because I want several of them ...
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Why ps2pdf changes colors of my .eps file?

I'm currently using Matlab R2012a + Inkscape 0.48 + Texlive 2014 + Texmaker 4.4.2 (W7 64) to produce my scientific documents... Basically I create figures in Matlab, export them in .eps, edit them in ...
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Image/graphics treatment with ps2pdf vs. Acrobat Distiller : can both achieve the same quality?

Hundreds of images are included in my free physics textbook. I use the .dvi -> .ps -> .pdf route and have all the images stored as .eps files. About two thirds contain .jpg files, sometimes .png, ...
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Can or will pdf with MinionPro produced by ps2pdf allow to search for words with ligatures, such as “final”?

This is either a question or an encouragement, depending on the situation. If a pdf typeset with latex and made into a pdf with ps2pdf contains the word "final", searching for that word in the pdf ...
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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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a4 beamer handouts with notes using latex->dvips->ps2pdf

I'm trying to print beamer slides with notes as handouts - one frame with accompanying notes below per a4 paper. Using pgfpages and {2 on 1} layout this works fine with pdflatex, but I have to ...
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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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Open PDF file in Mendeley Desktop without making it the default application

I am trying to put links into my PDF files that once I click on them, they will directly open the specific file in Mendeley Desktop. This can be easily be done if Mendeley Desktop is the default PDF ...
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Can not convert from PS to PDF

I can not do ps2pdf in my latex.. here is my error. when i run from command
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latexmk and ps2pdf on Mac OS (TextMate)

I just recently came across a TeX file which is working with eps-files, so that latexmk first generates a .dvi file. The conversion to .ps also works great, but after that latexmk is not able to ...
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using hebrew in powerdot/beamer

I am trying to make a presentation in hebrew using lyx. I tryed beamer but it did not go well. Then I tryed powerdot, but when I compiled the document (ps2pdf) no hebrew was displayed (empty ...
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Granting write access to tex when using solides3d

There is an obstacle when using action=writesolid in pst-solides3d. Mainly, I need to generate some datafiles for some solides like the following. I want to perform some slices and the examples use ...
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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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Navigation Bar in Beamer not working using ps2pdf

Using the minimal example below, the navigation bar works fine when i use LaTeX=>PDF but not when LaTeX=>PS=>PDF. Any ideas why that is so? I use ghostscript 9.14 (windows 64 bit) to convert from ps ...
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How to convert postscript to pdf so that the result is readable on Android?

Lots of old academic papers are distributed in ps.gz format. On Linux, after gunzip, I usually just run ps2pdf on the file, but the result is almost unreadable on Android phones and tablets: ...
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How can I optimize the arara password program?

I have written the following (runable) arara-program, which creates a password-locked pdf with adjustable prohibited access rights: secure.yaml !config # GhostScript-ps2pdf password-security rule ...
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Referring to nested tikz nodes - works with pdflatex but not with latex

I am trying to achieve a box within another box in tikz and then drawing an edge from the inner box to an outer node. I stumbled upon this solution When I compile it using pdflatex, I get the desired ...
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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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PDF Bookmarks appear correctly but don't link anywhere

I want to use PDF bookmarks with LaTeX->PS->PDF (with MiKTeX 2.9 on Windows 8.1 with DviPs and Ghostscript). The bookmarks appear correctly in the PDF, but clicking them does nothing. If I use ...
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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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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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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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Mysterious problem with ps2pdf in texlive 2013

The following code comiled fine in texlive 2012, but gives me an error now: Error: /typecheck in --restore-- Operand stack: --nostringval-- --nostringval-- --nostringval-- 502.75 80.6952 ...
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Problem with Texlipse and auto-ps-pdf

I'm using the Eclipse-plugin Texlipse as my preferred LaTeX-editor. But since I'm using auto-pst-pdf for PStricks graphics in pdf-files Texlipse doesn't manage the complete compilation. That works ...
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Removing Author name in ps2pdf

I'm converting EPS to PDF via Ghostscript's ps2pdf.bat in Windows. But the author of PDFs are my system name. I changed my user name from Windows, but when I look at the properties of the PDF, my name ...
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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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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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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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Highest resolution with ps2pdf following the dvi > dvi2ps > ps2pdf route

I would like to know the highest resolution that I can set in the conversion of a postscript file to its pdf file using ps2pdf. In Ghostscript help pages I see: The default internal resolution for ...
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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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How do import pdf pages when using latex-dvips-ps2pdf? [duplicate]

I would like to insert some pdf pages from a different file into the one I am working on currently. I understand that I can use the pdfpages package. However, I am using pstricks and therefore have ...
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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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ps2pdf produces unreadable text with gnuplot epslatex terminal [closed]

I'm using the gnuplot epslatex terminal to generate LaTeX files which I then convert to .pdf files using latex→dvips→ps2pdf. The .ps file produced by dvips is fine (the first image). However, once 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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Using ps2pdf colour and fonts change when TikZ picture added on beamer slide

When compiled with LaTeX + dvi2ps + ps2pdf the pdf output of the below MWE shows a strange behaviour: On the first slide (without TikZ picture) fonts and colours are slightly different from the ones ...