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] psFile1.ps psFile2.ps

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] psFile1.ps psFile2.ps
> 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

NAME
       psmerge  -  filter  to merge several PostScript files into
       one

SYNOPSIS
       psmerge [ -oout.ps ] [ file.ps ...  ]

DESCRIPTION
       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.

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

SEE ALSO
       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)

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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] psFile1.ps psFile2.ps

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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1. Postscript Printing Issues!

Hi

I have an Epson Stylus 800 inkjet printer and have attempted to print
out a PS file using Ghostscript using the Epson Esc\P2 driver that is
part of GS. The picture (golfer.ps) came out fine except that there were
blank spaces between each line (like an extra linefeed or something was
being generated. Is there a way to solve this problem?

Can anybody recommend what options are available to print files
on this Epson printer from Linux (i.e. is a dvieps Epson dvi converter
available or is there a better driver for Ghostscript etc.)

I am also wondering what the best way of viewing dvi or ps files using
Linux svgalib is, and also how do I get svgalib to run at SVGA res. on my
Diamond Stealth Pro VLB 1MB.

Any answers to some or all of these questions will really be
appreciated.

Thanks,
Anish.

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