[techtalk] ?tex and postscript

Robert Kiesling kiesling at mainmatter.com
Tue Feb 1 22:40:31 EST 2000

"T. E. Pickering" <tim at astro.rug.nl> wrote:

> to send the postscript to a file.  there is also pdflatex that creates 
> a .pdf file in lieu of a .dvi.  i tend to use it more since today's
> pdf viewers are a lot more advanced than, say, xdvi.  

To view the Postscript, you can use Ghostscript directly 
with the X11 device, or, even simpler use ghostview or 
mgv, the Motif version.   All of them are available
in the standard distributions.

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