[LUNI] postscript files
morrison at physics.niu.edu
Sat Nov 23 19:05:13 CST 2002
On Sat, 2002-11-23 at 18:57, Keith T. Garner wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 23, 2002 at 06:49:05, Andrew Morrison said:
> > Two hopefully quick questions...
> > Is it possible to cat 2 single page postscript documents together to
> > make one 2-page document? I mean, I tried the following:
> > $ cat page1.eps page2.eps > doc.eps
> > but even though there were no errors, looking at doc.eps in gv showed
> > only page1.eps. What am I doing wrong?
> You might want to look at the programs that comes with the psutils.
> There is one app called psmerge, but it seems to be a bit restrictive
> in how it can be used:
> 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.
Nope....didn't work, even though I meet all the criteria described
above. It output a file that was smaller than either of the pages.
> > And if I can get a postscript file, what should I do to convert the
> > final version to pdf if ps2pdf segfaults?
> Is it seg faulting on your concatenated version or all the time? I
> wouldn't be surprised if it barfs on the concat version.
It's seg faulting on all the postscript files I'm working with. I can't
believe the files are corrupt, because gv displays them perfectly.
Andrew Morrison <morrison at physics.niu.edu>
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