linux pdf creator ?
matthew at topic.com.au
Tue Aug 28 17:10:11 EST 2001
On Tue, 28 Aug 2001, Some Idiot wrote:
> I actually have a third-hand shell script that wraps around dvipdf to
> create fonts in the pdf file that read much nicer on Microsoft Windows
> and MacOS (the default in dvipdf is really shite). I'll see if I can
> distribute it if anyone cares.
I don't like the license it's under, but at least it permits
redistribution ;) Found it's home page on the internet (thanks google!)
berlios has a familiar-looking developer site ;-)
The script itself lets you set a few options, like the colours for
hyperlinks & citations, paper size, overriding the document title and
author; it also handles latex's irritating behaviour of needing to be
run multiple times to update page numbering etc. Naturally pdflatex is
used to create the output.
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