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Re: gv

On Thu, Jun 08, 2000 at 07:14:10AM +0700, Oki DZ wrote
> On Wed, 7 Jun 2000, John Pearson wrote:
> > Ghostscript uses its own fonts when interpreting postscript,
> > provided in gsfonts.  Try installing that.  Xfonts may be used
> > by gv to draw your document, but that comes later.
> Thanks, it's working now.
> One might wonder why gsfonts pkg is not included in gv's dependency list?

To someone in your position it may seem thin, but it's probably
because you only need gsfonts if you want to view PS files that
use fonts (or, you may have your own PS fonts squirreled away

> BTW, what kind of tool do you use to convert .ps to .pdf? gv can do .pdf
> to .ps, acroread does the same thing too.

I use /usr/bin/ps2pdf, which is included in gs and gs-aladdin.

It's just a wrapper around gs (which supports PDF as one of its output
formats), but it saves remebering all those options...

John P.
http://www.mdt.net.au/~john Debian Linux admin & support:technical services

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