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Re: PostScripts suddenly too big -- help me diagnose

On Wed, 08 Sep 2004, Reid Priedhorsky wrote:

> Hello all,
> After returning from a long vacation a few weeks ago, I discovered that
> converting a text file to PostScript used fonts that were too large
> (widthwise; heightwise they are OK though the spacing seems a little
> cramped). For example,
>   enscript -q --font="Courier11" --no-header --margins=36:36:36:36 --mark-wrapped-lines=arrow -o - $MYTEXTFILE
> now only prints out about 60 characters per line, running the rest off the
> right-hand edge of the page. a2ps also yields similar behavior.

It's a problem with 'gsfonts_8.14+urwcyr1.0.7pre35-1_all.deb'.  There are a
couple of (related) bug reports filed against the 'gsfonts' package.
Downgrading to 'gsfonts_8.14-3_all.deb' fixes the problem.

-- Brad (Passing along the wisdom of <em@la.mine.nu> who solved the problem
for me in an earlier thread.)

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