producing a PS file from TeX (Marc Schwartz)
MSchwartz at mn.rr.com
Sun Dec 4 21:47:37 UTC 2005
William John Murray wrote:
>>Robert Cahn wrote:
>>>I'm trying to use dvips to produce a ps file. On Fedora dvips seems only to
>>>send the output to lpr. Is there a way of taking file.tex (which includes
>>>.eps figures) and producing file.ps?
>>>Gipsy Trail Club
>>You need to specify the Output file explicitly:
>> dvips TeXFileName -o OutputFileName.ps
>>See 'man dvips' for more information.
> Hi guys,
> man dvips is not helpful in telling you where the config file is.
> /usr/share/texmf/pdvips/config/config.ps is the name, a rather odd one
> to my mind. Anyway, edit that, and comment out the pipe to printer. This
> is a very counter-intuitive (and potentially expensive) default.
> Could it be changed for FC5?
If you want it changed, better file an RFE with Bugzilla. This default
behavior has been around for some time.
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