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Re: ps2pdf utils
On Tue, 8 Jan 2008 12:29:35 +0100
Joerg Sonnenberger <joerg%britannica.bec.de@localhost> wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 08, 2008 at 09:57:50AM +0200, Alan Barrett wrote:
> > On Sun, 06 Jan 2008, Francisco Valladolid wrote:
> > > On Jan 6, 2008 2:59 PM, Matthias Drochner
> > > <M.Drochner%fz-juelich.de@localhost> wrote:
> > > > I've been using ps2pdf successfully, mostly to convert .ps
> > > > files created by LaTeX+dvips.
> > > me too, are converting .ps files from latex, and other programs
> > For the specific task of producing PDF from (La)TeX, you can use the
> > pdftex or pdflatex applications. They do .tex -> .pdf directly; you
> > don't need the whole latex | dvips | ps2pdf chain.
> ...and they typically create much better result as they embbed the ttf
> version of the fonts and not the bitmap version.
If you pass -P pdf to dvips, you also get get the Type 1 fonts.
--Steve Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb
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