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How do I avoid Type3 fonts when submitting to ManuscriptCentral

If you have figures (e.g. pdf files) generated from the matplotlib, then you have to change the setting of matplotlib as follow: import matplotlib matplotlib.rcParams['pdf.fonttype'] = 42 matplotlib....
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How to allow line break in a long hyperlink in a PDF compiled by latex-dvips-ps2pdf?

I found 2 solutions for breaking long URLs. The first one unfortunately doesn't work with hyperref. \usepackage[hyphens]{url} This will break long URLs after hyphens, which is mostly ok. But since ...
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Adding crop marks to legacy document

A non TeX solution is to "stamp" the legacy book with crop marks: convert the book to pdf, create a one page pdf with the crop marks in the right places (using TeX or a drawing software) and stamp the ...
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convert ancient dvi file that uses special fonts to pdf?

Thanks to David Carlisle. The simple solution is to: make a dpi300 (change resolution as appropriate) subdirectory in the directory that has the dvi file; put the .pk and .pxl files in that ...
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How do I avoid Type3 fonts when submitting to ManuscriptCentral

I encountered the same problem, but I resolve this problem by simply forcing the online submission system using Latex mode = PdfLatex, whose default is XeLatex.
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Adding crop marks to legacy document

I've ended up editing (a copy of) the legacy ps file and adding the code below just after %DVIPSSource. That was the advice given by @erreka in the comments. It's very nice that the output of dvips ...
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Problem with sansmathfonts and dvips

This due to an error in the map-file sansmathfonts.map. The map contains entries like this cmsssy10 cmsssy10 <cmsssy10.pfb The middle argument should be the font name. But looking in ...
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colored box hyperref error for latex->dvips->ps2pdf in tex live 2019

Note: hyperref has been updated to detect the version of GhostScript being used by pstopdf and to use the appropriate code in each case. So the workaround described below is not needed (since January ...
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Why is the output not in landscape as specified in the call of geometry?

I tested this file on an old MiKTeX 2.9 installation and it works well. It produces a pdf file in the landscape orientation. dvips in this installation is from 2011-07-29, 249 KB. However, I just ...
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How to use spotcolor inside \special for dvi -> ps -> pdf?

The name of your color is XC@RedSpot, and you can't use arbitrary words inside a special, they are normally keywords. If you want to insert postscript literally you can use the ps: keyword. The ...
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Asymptote with lualatex and otf fonts

Thanks to John Bowman, the issue is now fixed in asymptote source code. By the way, the \usepackage{luatex85} does not seem to be mandatory anymore.
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How to generate .pdf files with vim-latex suite?

I would guess that you had g:Tex_DefaultTargetFormat set to its default value of dvi (at least for Windows/Unix according to the documentation). With g:Tex_DefaultTargetFormat set to dvi, compilation ...
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File dvips.ref not found; while dvips package is installed

The file dvips.def is is part of the graphics package. If you have a system available on which your example compiles successfully, you can locate the file with kpsewhich dvips.def, for example. ...
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ps2pdf is not working anymore - Macport upgrade on MacOS High Sierra 10.13.5

ps2pdf is included in the Ghostscript package. Thus first, verify that you already have installed. In the terminal window try with: find /usr/local/ -name ps2pdf Then, you will receive the new ...
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How to use latin modern fonts in dvips?

If I run tex then dvips on your test file then I get (texlive 2019) This is dvips(k) 5.999 Copyright 2019 Radical Eye Software (www.radicaleye.com) ' TeX output 2019.07.24:1017' -> cc051.ps </...
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Is it possible to use encoding for bitmap fonts in dvips?

You're in luck! The original author of dvips, Tomas Rokicki, has “come out of retirement” (so to speak—I just mean he wasn't working on dvips for a while) to change this, and is giving a talk about it ...
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Latex Section/subsection titles to long for table of content {Latex->PS->PDF

The dvips driver can't break links (this will perhaps change but not directly). If you insist on the latex->ps route you can use the option breaklinks. This is okay for printing, but the linkarea ...
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Fira Mono in LaTeX (LaTeX -> dvips -> ps2pdf)

Fira Mono has a Type 1 version installed which can be loaded with \usepackage{FiraMono} (see the Font Catalogue page). The font face is a bit larger than the standard Computer Modern, so I added a 0....
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Problem with "shadows" library of Tikz

Short answer: This is a feature of the latex+dvips+ps2pdf workflow and cannot be avoided in connection with the recent (v3.1.6) release of PGF and its shadows and fadings TikZ libraries. Long answer: ...
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Weird interaction between xy and babel

It fails when : is made active, even without french. xy hasn’t changed in years, thus leaving either the babel core or LaTeX as the possible culprit. I’m not sure what has changed, but here is a ...
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Problems with Type 1 fonts for arrows in XY package

You need to add the dvips option, that's not loaded by default. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[all,cmtip,dvips]{xy} \begin{document} \[ \xymatrix{ \mathbf{H} \ar@<0.6ex>@/^/[rr]^-{ } \ar@...
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Crop output pdf page to \fbox

Is this what you're looking for? \documentclass{standalone} \begin{document} \fbox{$\widetilde{\mathbf{l}}$} \end{document} I leave some grey border to show that the generated PDF just contains ...
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How do I avoid Type3 fonts when submitting to ManuscriptCentral

I had the same problem whenever I used matlab plot or python's matplotlib plot, which was saved in eps format initially. As mentioned by @DrSAR, use InkScape to remove this error. Small hack. Open ...
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`make4ht`: when using Computer Concrete, getting `dvips: Font ... not found; characters will be left blank`

From your error log: System call: dvips -E -q -Ppdf -f test_article.idv -pp 2 > zztest_article.ps dvips: Font xccmi10 not found; characters will be left blank. dvips: Font ccr10 not found; ...
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Image loading issue when using dvips

dvips is no option to be used with pdflatex, simply remove it. With your specific document, this means that now your setting for paperwidth, margins etc. are taken into account - so adjust (or remove)...
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Output difference between MacTeX 2015 and 2017 with powerdot class

The solution is to update to at least the 2017-07-23 version powerdot. Using TeX Live 2017 Test file %% %% This is file `powerdot-example1.tex', %% generated with the docstrip utility. %% %% The ...
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Output difference between MacTeX 2015 and 2017 with powerdot class

Just after posting the question, I found a MiKTeX bug report that describes the same issue, and indicates the fix: adding -L0 to the dvips invocation. This fixed the issue for me.
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How do I make the arrows on qtrees and imported images compatible with the same compiler?

It's really time for that tree-dvips example to be retired and replaced with something less obsolete (mea culpa). Qtree works great with pdflatex, and it plays well with tikz-- so here's how to draw ...
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