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{ps} is an abbreviation for PostScript and concerns raw PostScript code.

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My pictures disappeared

I'm writing a text and everything was fine but today two files named "Main.out.ps" and "Main.dvi" appeared in my main folder. My problem is that in the Main.pdf my images that I ...
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Understanding the differences between pdf and postscript format and the link between this format and LateX/TeX [closed]

I am trying to understand how pdf and ps format works. At first I used to think that ps was a format used by printer which contains detailed printing instructions. That was the reason why this ps ...
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Why does this pstops command give different results on two different computers

I have the following pstops "related" commands : psbook article.ps temp_fascicle_1.ps psnup -2 temp_fascicle_1.ps temp_fascicle_2.ps pstops 2:0@1,1@1U(21cm,29.7cm) temp_fascicle.ps fascicle....
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psbook, psnup and pstops put to a4 (instead of leaving them landscape) blank pages, and behave differently on two different computers

I have a .tex file that I compile with latex to a .dvi file. Using dvips (and ps2pdf if I want a pdf) allows me to see the typesetted document text.ps, and I am happy with it. Now, I want each page of ...
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ps2pdf does not work at all

I am using Texmaker 5.0.3 with Miktex 2.9 and compiling from ps to pdf does not work. When I compile document with Latex+dvips+View PS I got expected output in PS, but when I use Latex+dvips+ps2pdf+...
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How to insert a image in plain TeX using no helping library?

How could I insert a image in plain TeX, having a good control over its positions and scale, using no additional library (supposedly, a lot of ps commands as argument of \special)? I am intend to work ...
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Tikz-generated PS figure appears very small and upside down with \includegraphics

I need to use the PS format for every figure in my document. Under Mac TexShop, I can easily produce Tikz and pgfplots PS figures by selecting Tex + DVI option under Typesetting and tick the "...
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PS file from Overleaf [duplicate]

I create a document in overleaf and i need to have PDF, DVI and PS formats of thet document. PDF got, for DVI I had to change compiler to LaTeX, but I do not see PS file there. How can I get that ...
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Including pstex_t figures when using htlatex

I am trying to create html file from my test.tex document including a .pstex_t file that include a .ps figure. Here is my test.tex file \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[francais]{...
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Problem with bounding box when converting PS to EPS

I am using GSView version 5 and Ghostscriptversion 9.5 in Windows 10 home edition. When I try to convert Ps->EPS, the resulting EPS figure shows the bounding box neatly around the figure but there is ...
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Create .dvi and .ps file with Overleaf

I need to submit the final version of my paper to a conference but they request a .zip file that including .ps and .dvi file of my .tex document. Since my whole project is on Overleaf, I want to know ...
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Why PDF-via-PS has heavier font than direct PDF? [duplicate]

I compile the same tex using two commands: latexmk --pvc --pdfps ./main.tex and latexmk --pvc --pdf ./main.tex Then view both pdf files using evince, at the same scale (170%). The result using --...
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Calculations in pstricks swallows the spaces after a command [duplicate]

The following MWE works fine when plotting a square using pstricks with xelatex. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pstricks} \begin{document} \def\x{0 } % Notice that there MUST be a white ...
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Postscript viewer for TeXlive in TeXstudio

Due to defective MikTeX installation, which I have not been able to fix for several months now after several unsuccessful trials of de- and reinstallations, I migrated to TeXlive. My documents run ...
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Emergency stop with automatically generated pspicture

I have to show up with several cdx files in my document. I didn't find a ChemDraw handling package for LaTeX, so I took the cdx files converted to pdf and imported them in inkscape, which I then could ...
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Can't create or view multiple pages of PS file [closed]

New TeXstudio user. I have used TeXstudio to create an 8 page pdf file. Trying to submit it to a journal and they require a PS file. I need help making one. I am using TeXstudio 2.12.4. I have "...
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Plotting list of points while ignoring missing or infinite values

My question is closely related to this one, which has not been answered yet and might get more attention in this more general formulation. Suppose that a bunch of (abscissa, ordinate) points contains ...
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Image is not showing when using natwidth and natheight in figure [closed]

I am using the following in my document: \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{figure}[!t] \centering \includegraphics[natwidth=436pt, natheight=385pt, width=65mm]{figure1.pdf} \end{figure} The issue is ...
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Raw postscript (!ps) do not expand in argument of \psaxes

The (!ps) syntax is supposed to expand to a pair of coordinates by executing some raw postscript code. In the following example it works well in argument to \rput but not with \psaxes; why is it so? \...
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Edges do not appear using gastex and drawedge

I have a mysterious edge disappearance with the following code (using package gastex, that itself uses ps and auto-pst-pdf): \begin{center} \unitlength=4pt \begin{picture}(16,19)(0,-3)\nullfont \...
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Inserting PS and PSG graphics files

I have some PS and PSG graphics files that I need to include in a document, graphics file types that I have no experience with. Similar questions have been asked on this site before, but, regrettably, ...
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How to use Ghostscript on Debian to view a PS file?

I am learning to use LaTeX from lshort.pdf. I am using a Debian 8.3 system with texlive package installed. I am using the Xfce Desktop Environment. X is nalso running. $ ps -ef | grep -E "X|xfce4-...
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quality of eps figure in pdf file [closed]

I want to plot colorful *.eps files in the pdf file. However, colorful figures have white meshes in the pdf file that the figures in the ps file do not have. Can I plot the colorful figures in the ...
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Including a multi page PostScript document into latex

Is there a hack to include a multi page Postscript document into a a final ps document through latex and dvips? Essentially what I have is a ps article that i need in my latex>dvi>ps document. ...
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Why does Babel cause an error when used with PSPicture and LuaLaTeX? [closed]

The MWE showed below only compiles if the line \usepackage[greek,brazilian]{babel} is removed. \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{book} \usepackage{auto-pst-pdf} \ifpdf\else \usepackage{pst-...
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Problem in PS2PDF file size

I am using gnuplot to plot an input file. I pass this file to gnuplot from a bash script and the output is .ps. Then I convert it to pdf in my bash script, but the pdf cuts the rest of the plot off. I ...
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Trouble compiling using PS->PDF

While compiling a tex file using PS->PDF, I am getting the following error. Please help to understand and resolve it. The file is rps.tex. Error: /undefinedfilename in (rps.ps) Operand stack: ...
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Psvectorian ornaments errors

I have major errors in psvectorian.tex from CTAN package. I have installed C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.9\dvips\pst-vectorian\psvectorian.pro and C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.9\tex\latex\pst-vectorian\...
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Why do TikZ Bézier curves print as rectangles when part of a closed path?

When we compile this code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} % Some variants of closing the path \coordinate (a) at (0,0) ; \coordinate (b) ...
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eps and ps images are not displayed in ACM SIG template PDF

I was trying to compile ACM Latex2e template pdf on my RHEL 6 machine with the command pdflatex --enable-write18 sigproc-sp.tex. The compilation goes fine with some warnings: This is pdfTeX, Version ...
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Updating the GSVIEW rather than open a new one

I am using CTeX 2.9.2. After I use LaTeX+DVIPS+GSView, I used to get an updated GSView window. However, after I changed my computer and install a new CTeX, whenever I use LaTeX+DVIPS+GSView, I got a ...
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How to convert sharelatex project into PS?

I have a sharelatex project and i need to covert it into a PS. Even I have downloaded the whole latex project and I tried to install Texmaker. But seems things are not working
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How to convert the latex file into postscript file

I have faced one problem. Actually, I'm working on IEEE paper, and they said that I have to convert my .tex files into postscript file How can I get postscript file? I'm working with WinEdt 8.0 ...
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Compile latex to pdf directly, skipping ps

Up until now, I have been using the MikTeX compiler along with the TeXnicCenter editor to compile latex documents to pdf via ps, i.e., LaTeX ==> PS ==> PDF. However, I recently run into the printing ...
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Can't get my pdf and .ps files to use type 1 fonts

I am preparing a paper for submission to ACM proceedings and Digital Library. However, I keep getting the "Your pdf and .ps files both use type 3 fonts, you need use type 1 fonts" error from the ...
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Can't get correct ps output using tikzmark

I was using tables-in-latex-with-diagonal-first-row as a guideline and everything was working fine as long as I kept using pdflatex in texmaker to get the pdf file. However, for submission I need a ...
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epsilon and varepsilon rendering in pslatex

I have a very simple article, with one line: $\epsilon \gtrsim \varepsilon$ If I use pdflatex to compile, \epsilon and \varepsilon are rendered in a different way, which is the correct behaviour. ...
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PS to EPS preserving bounding box

I have an SVG file and would like to turn that into EPS for embedding into a latex file to be eventually used by dvips. I can use rsvg-convert to turn my SVG into PS. I then can use ps2eps to turn ...
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how to automatically open pdf file after dvi2ps2pdf in emacs

i want to let emacs automatically open pdf file after i type C-c C-c dvi2ps2pdf RET, so i add the following code in my .emacs file ;;dvi2ps2pdf (add-to-list 'TeX-command-list (list "dvi2ps2pdf" " ...
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Postscript (.ps) image does not import into .tex file or pdf

I am trying to: Export a gnuplot .gpl file to a .ps Get my .tex file to use the .ps file as an image Convert that .tex file to a pdf I created the following gnuplot .gpl file which exports 'a03e02....
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PNG figures in black and white

I'm trying to include a png figure and it works when I see it in dvi, but the ps comes in black and white. If I compile directly to pdf there is no problem. However I'm using psTricks for a different ...
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making low-quality PDF files clearer

Some research papers available on the web have low-quality outputs. For example, see this. It seems that it was converted from a PS file and typeset in (La)TeX. However, it has all the font ...
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How to convert an A5 document (PS or PDF) to an A4 document (PDF)?

I have a document with A5 pages (created from a TeX file) and want to combine pairs of A5 pages to A4 pages. That is, without scaling, page 1 and 2 of the A5 document should become page 1 of the A4 ...
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Including spotcolors in a DVI file

Consider, the PDF is generated using DVI-PS-PDF. Is there an easy way to add spotcolor in a dvi file, so that the resulting PDF contains the spotcolor. I know that using pdflatex this is possible. ...
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Given a PS interpreter, can pstricks be converted to pgf?

When producing pdf directly, PostScript code cannot be used, which means that pstricks macros do not work. Now, it is still possible to include pstricks code using external tools (running LaTeX on ...
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Font problems with pslatex [closed]

I am not really familiar with pslatex, I usually prefer pdflatex. I prepared a document, compiled with pdflatex many times and everything works perfectly. Now I have to recompile it with pslatex. I ...
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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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pdf pages in ps output file and eps figures in pdf output file

I am facing the following issue: I have got several graphs in eps format and several pdf pages to insert into one ps document. Now, the eps figures are correctly included in my ps file, but the pdf ...
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how to compile to ps with texstudio?

i'm a beginner in LaTeX, I'm using texstudio, but I don't know how to compile to ps. I have some .eps files and use psfrag command.
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PDF Layers (OCG) using latex->dvips

I want to generate a ps file with layers. Ocg.sty does not support ps, so I want to write a simple example by myself to see if its possible. I took a pdf version from here and tried to change the ...
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