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

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the tasks package break hyperref links

I'm writting a student book and i use the tasks package. Compilation with Pdflatex work well but compilation with latex+dvips+ps2pdf break links beetween the table of contents and sections ...
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PDF/X-1a setting in dvips -> PS2PDF

I aware that it is possible to fix the PDF/X-1a option through PDFLaTeX by using the package pdfx.sty, but want to know that, is it possible to fix the PDF/X-1a option in normal LaTeX->dvips->...
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Graphic output using auto-pst-pdf differs from dvips-ps2pdf

I want to insert some eps-files with a gray frame to represent the original page margin inside my document. When compiling a document with latex-dvips-ps2pdf I get the desired output with no ...
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dvipdfmx and dvips do not expand fonts properly with lualatex in DVI mode

dvilualatex with microtype is supposed to support expansion, even in DVI mode. And indeed it seems to work when producing the DVI file. But then the generated file does not actually include expanded ...
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Latex Section/subsection titles to long for table of content {Latex->PS->PDF

I got a problem with my current document. Some of the Section titles are fairly long and the linebreak won't work in the table of contents. For some reason it works when I compile it with texstudio. (...
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colored box hyperref error for latex->dvips->ps2pdf in tex live 2019

I am using tex live 2019, and I have a problem with hyperref. The error does not happen when I use PDFLaTeX as shown in the first image. However, when I use latex->dvips->ps2pdf, all citations and ...
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How to disable 'psfile' processing in dvips?

Is it possible to disable figure processing while generating ps-file from dvi-file? That is, how to do that dvips will produce the same output when figure file exists as when figure file does not ...
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How to configure LaTeX in Visual Studio Code to compile PSTricks or dvips?

I would like to know how I should configure or what I should install to be able to compile graphics with PSTricks, for example in an editor such as TeXMaker, simply compile in the form latex + dvips + ...
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How to take out all links from a pdf, but keep their color?

I need to change my long physics book pdf file for printing. (The downloadable pdf with clickable links and embedded films will remain available and free.) The printer asked to take out all links from ...
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Is it possible to use encoding for bitmap fonts in dvips?

In the process of creation of .ps file, dvips reads ".nnnpk" fonts. Those fonts cannot carry encoding information (in contrast to Type3 or Type1 fonts). But in .map files encoding information can be ...
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How to use latin modern fonts in dvips?

Consider the following example: \font\tenrm=rm-lmr10 \tenrm a \end Run tex on it, and then dvips: dvips: Font rm-lmr10 not found; using cmr10 dvips: Checksum mismatch in font rm-lmr10 As far as I ...
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Problem with aysmptote. DVIPS cannot find the header file

This problem seems to be basically a dvips problem, but I am facing it when I try to use truetype fonts in asymptote. The following is the asymptote file with tex preamble commands that enable me to ...
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How to extract pages when ranges repeat

I'm working on a book in which page numbers (\count0) repeat. I have 24 pages of front matter numbered in roman numerals, about 800 pages of main text, and then another 400 pages of "Supplement" which ...
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ps2pdf is not working anymore - Macport upgrade on MacOS High Sierra 10.13.5

After an upgrading following a break dependency on my MacOS High Sierra 10.13.5, the command "ps2pdf" doesn't work anymore. I use it with latex to convert a ghostscript file .ps, generated from latex ...
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Breaklinks for reference citation are not working in hypdvips

There are reference citation 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 fix ...
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convert ancient dvi file that uses special fonts to pdf?

I have a dvi file from 1989 that uses special fonts. The dvi file was created from LaTeX. I saved all of the LaTeX source, all of the .tfm files, all of the .pk files, all of the .pxl files, and all ...
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How to disable `mktexpk` in `dvips`?

Consider this ex-14-5.mf: mode:=ljfour; % 600dpi for dvips (you must run "gftopk") mode_setup; beginchar("e",10pt#,7.5pt#,2.5pt#); pickup pencircle scaled (.4pt+blacker); draw fullcircle scaled .2w ...
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Wrong slide size with beamer, pstricks and Texlive [closed]

This is a followup of my question here and uses the same setup. MWE (test.tex): \documentclass[dvips]{beamer} \usepackage{pstricks} \psset{unit=1mm} \begin{document} \begin{frame}\frametitle{Test}...
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dvips not thread-safe

Running dvips -z produces two temporary files head.tmp and body.tmp. So when I run dvips on different files concurrently in the same dir, sometimes the different head.tmp or body.tmp "overlap" (AFAICT)...
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MikTeX/DVIPS fails to install a font

I'm trying to compile a file using dvips. I use MikTex 2.9 on Windows 10. However, MikTeX fails to install the font I use: @antquabr7t. (See error output below.) Alternatively, I try to include a ...
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eforms using a LaTeX (custom) font for text fields \textFont

I'm unable to use a LaTeX font (e.g., Augie) for text fields in a PDF form generated with eforms. I'm using MikTeX 2.9 on Windows 10. Acrobat Reader is choosing another font to display in its place (...
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Adding a .pdf-file using LaTeX not PDFLatex

I want to add a multipage pdf file to my latex document. However, due to some packages that uses eps files I can not use PDFLatex. Instead I use Latex >> ps2pdf. \includepdf does not work under these ...
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go to source is not working with dvi-ps-pdf-chain in texstudio 2.10.8

I am using eps figures and and I want to put them into my latex file. everything is working with choosing dvi-ps-pdf-chain except "go to source". when I use this "go to source" is disappeared. It is ...
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How to avoid getting scaled down, translated and rotated?

The nested input file is used to create an EPS file named input.eps. It is generated on the fly via \immediate\write18. It just renders some blue concentric circles bounded in a square of side of 6cm. ...
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Is it possible to improve legibility of an old (La)TeX document with problematic fonts?

(Edit: Somehow an addition I made to this question got lost before I pressed the bounty button. Apologies to whoever already answered partially.) I occasionally come across old(ish) papers written in ...
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How do I make the arrows on qtrees and imported images compatible with the same compiler?

The problem is that the images I have imported in the document will not compile ('no bounding box' error message comes out next to the image command) when I make the arrows on qtree by using [tree-...
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Miktex 2.9 trying to install dvips after update (win 7)

after updating my miktex 2.9 distribution it is not compiling correctly my old files, but giving me the error Prozess gestartet: pdflatex.exe -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode "Lebenslauf".tex ...
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Converting images created from \special,\put,\makebox commands into pdf using standalone

This question is related to an older question of mine: Non-PDF special ignored! Figures created using \special command. In this question, user Ulrike Fischer suggests solving my problem by creating ...
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Output difference between MacTeX 2015 and 2017 with powerdot class

I upgraded MacTeX on my laptop from the 2015 distribution to the basic 2017 distribution. After installing the required packages, I tried to compile one of my slide decks which use the powerdot class, ...
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Unable to generate PDF using hyperref along with babel[arabic]

I am unable to generate PDF when using hyperref & bookmark package alongwith \usepackage[arabic,english]{babel}. If I remove the packages hyperref & bookmark, then PDF generated successfully. ...
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Line breaking with adjustment but no hyphenation

I have the following situation: very long function names that are put into text with a macro \fun{this-is-a-very-long-fuction-name}. This macro includes indexing, but then finally puts the function ...
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Color Image to Grayscale conversion by using dvips in MikTeX

I found an answer that how to convert the color images into Gray(B/W) scale, refer the below link: PNG figures in black and white But if I follow the suggestion, i.e., dvips -I g , then some error "...
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Color Image to Grey scale and RGB to CMYK Conversion [duplicate]

How can I convert all color images to Grey scale? I am using MikTeX 2.9, LaTeX->dvips->ps2PDF for conversion. Also, please advise if possible to change all RGB color image to CMYK format...
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Image loading issue when using dvips

when I moved the dvips from the usepackage, the image loaded but the margin will be reduced. If I kept the dvips, the image does not show on the paper. the code in thesis.tex is \documentclass[12pt,...
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.ps figure is apparently ok but when compiled inside an includegraphic command it is upside down and very small [closed]

I have a template code for pstrick figures that I use because I often have to make figures with the same characteristics. So, this way, I can just fill in the bits of code I need, like plots or ...
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Problem with sansmathfonts and dvips

Hoping that this is not off-topic: the MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage{sansmathfonts} \begin{document} $E=\sqrt{p^2+m^2}$ \end{document} produces a correct pdf output when processed with ...
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Asymptote with lualatex and otf fonts

Consider the following simple asymptote file: import settings; import three; settings.tex = 'lualatex'; settings.outformat = 'pdf'; texpreamble("\usepackage{luatex85} \usepackage[math-style = TeX]{...
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Papersize in latex [closed]

I am using Windows 8, Texmaker 4.5 and Miktex 2.9. When compiling Latex, Dvi2ps and ps2pdf, I have a problem of papersize. My miktex option is A4 Paper. When compiling, the dvi and ps files are a4, ...
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Custom font for LaTeX+dvips

\documentclass[twoside, openany]{book} \usepackage[dvipsnames,svgnames,x11names]{xcolor} \usepackage[dvips]{graphicx} \usepackage{lipsum} \special{papersize=145mm,220mm} \textwidth=113mm \textheight=...
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How to generate .pdf files with vim-latex suite?

I'm having trouble setting up vim-latex suite to produce .pdf files. Right now the \ll (<leader>ll) command will compile latex. Then \lv (<leader>lv) will produce a .dvi file. Is ...
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LaTeX with .eps embedded psfrags

I have encountered a problem with embed tags (psfrags) in .eps figures. On some of my figures it works beautiful, using the \tex[][][][]{} command on the figure and \psfragscanon in the figure ...
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Package hyperref Error: Wrong DVI mode driver option `dvips', (hyperref) because pdfTeX or LuaTeX is running in PDF mode [closed]

I wanted to compile the template for the Journal Statistics in Medicine (the template can be found here: SIMDOC.TEX). I am using TeXWorks on Ubuntu. I got the following error: ! Package hyperref Error:...
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How to make the dvips -Pcmz command from lshort.pdf work on a Debian system?

I am learning to use LaTeX from lshort.pdf. I am using a Debian 8.3 system with texlive package installed. I have this code in foo.tex. \documentclass{article} \begin{document} Small is beautiful. \...
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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 3....
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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} \title{...
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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 ...