postscript issues

postscript issues

Post by Chris Cashma » Sun, 12 Aug 2001 07:09:41

Is there a way to do this?

gs -sOutputFile=[anotherPSfile]

I'm having trouble finding readable documentation for gs.
Any helpful URL's would also be appreciated.

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postscript issues

Post by Jens.Toerr.. » Sun, 12 Aug 2001 07:22:50

> Is there a way to do this?
> gs -sOutputFile=[anotherPSfile]
> I'm having trouble finding readable documentation for gs.
> Any helpful URL's would also be appreciated.

Could be you be more specific about what you want to do? My best guess
is that you want to merge two postscript files into one. If the files
were created using the same application 'psmerge' from the psutils
suite could do this. Here's most of the man page

       psmerge  -  filter  to merge several PostScript files into

       psmerge [ ] [ ...  ]

       Psmerge merges PostScript documents into  a  single  docu-
       ment.  It  only  works  in the specific case the the files
       were created using the same  application,  with  the  same
       device  setup  and  resources  (fonts, procsets, patterns,
       files, etc) loaded.

       If the -o option is used, output will be sent to the  file
       named, otherwise it will go to standard output.

       Psmerge will merge multiple files concatenated into a sin-
       gle file as if they were in separate files.

       Copyright (C) Angus J. C. Duggan 1991-1995

       psbook(1), psselect(1), pstops(1),  epsffit(1),  psnup(1),
       psresize(1), psmerge(1), fixscribeps(1), getafm(1), fixdl-
       srps(1),  fixfmps(1),  fixmacps(1),  fixpsditps(1),  fixp-
       spps(1),  fixtpps(1), fixwfwps(1), fixwpps(1), fixwwps(1),
       extractres(1), includeres(1)

                                      Regards, Jens
      _  _____  _____

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postscript issues

Post by Victor Wagn » Sun, 12 Aug 2001 17:18:32

 : Is there a way to do this?

 : gs -sOutputFile=[anotherPSfile]

You mean - properly concatentate two postscript files?

Of course. Just add -sDEVICE=pswrite to command line above.
I for myself would also add -dBATCH -dNOPAUSE -q

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