[TriLUG] Open source for ps editing
Matthew.Frye at rexhealth.com
Mon May 17 15:23:14 EDT 2004
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andrew Perrin [mailto:clists at perrin.socsci.unc.edu]
> Sent: Monday, May 17, 2004 3:21 PM
> To: Triangle Linux Users Group discussion list
> Subject: RE: [TriLUG] Open source for ps editing
> On Mon, 17 May 2004, Frye, Matthew wrote:
> > Well, let me propose a scenario. I have a vendor who wants
> some technical
> > data, essentially a document, in ps format. Postscript is
> what they read
> > into their validation tool. Now I have the data in plain
> text. I need to
> > put it into postscript format.
> > MPF
> If it's literally just text, then:
> a2ps -1 -o outfile.ps infile
> If it's LaTeX:
> latex infile.tex
> dvips -o outfile.ps outfile
> If it's in a word processor, you can typically print
> postscript to a file.
> OpenOffice, for example, has a "print to file" box to check; if you've
> selected a generic postscript printer, the output will be postscript.
> Adobe offers drivers for Windows to do the same thing, but if you're
> posting to this list I assume you don't want those.
> Andrew J Perrin - http://www.unc.edu/~aperrin
> Assistant Professor of Sociology, U of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
> clists at perrin.socsci.unc.edu * andrew_perrin (at) unc.edu
> TriLUG mailing list :
> TriLUG Organizational FAQ : http://trilug.org/faq/
> TriLUG Member Services FAQ : http://members.trilug.org/services_faq/
> TriLUG PGP Keyring : http://trilug.org/~chrish/trilug.asc
----- Confidentiality Notice -----
This e-mail and any attached documents contain confidential information belonging
to the sending entity, Rex Healthcare, and is intended only for the use of the
individual(s) or entity(s) associated with the recipient addresses listed in the message
header. The authorized recipient of this information is prohibited from disclosing this
information to any other party. If you are not the intended recipient, you are hereby
notified that any disclosure, copying, distribution or action taken in reliance on the
contents of the email and/or attachments is strictly prohibited. If you received this
e-mail transmission in error, please notify the sender immediately to arrange for return
or destruction of this information.
To report abuse or inappropriate use, please email abuse at rexhealth.com.
More information about the TriLUG