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Old 11-19-2002, 05:35 PM   #1
Bert
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PDFs howto in Linux (with apologies to LaTeX)


No need for Adobe Acrobat here.

After the considerable strife of this thread I decided to look more closely into how to make GOOD QUALITY pdfs - not he crappy ones barfed out by ps2pdf which seems to be rubbish.

1. Learn LaTeX. It's not popular, but if you want to make pdfs, you gotta learn it.

2. Compile your tex document into a device independent file (*.dvi)

3. Run this new and quite clever program dvipdfm.

And there's your pdf file. With properly rendered fonts and graphics support.
 
  


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