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Re: Postscript version

From: Thomas Walter
Subject: Re: Postscript version
Date: Fri, 12 Nov 1999 10:46:47 +0100

>>>>> "Robert" == Robert G Snyder <address@hidden> writes:

    >> I am a new octave user and I would like to know whether the postscript
    >> version of the doc is available somewhere...

    Robert> It's in the distribution (at least for 2.0.13) at:

    Robert>       doc/interpreter/

    Robert> Which reminds me to ask:

    Robert> Why is the octave postscript manual formatted for A4 paper?
    Robert> I tried everything I could think of (mainly with ghostview)
    Robert> to print it on letter size (8 1/2 x 11) paper but the
    Robert> printer refused. I finally settled on sending it directly to
    Robert> postscript compatible printer, but it insisted on printing
    Robert> it on 11x17 paper landscape fashion, so I had to cut it down
    Robert> to letter size. A major pain on a 260 page book!

    Robert> I can't say from experience, but would guess that if it were
    Robert> formatted for letter size, folks with A4 paper could print
    Robert> it okay.

This is true.  But why don't you rebuild it from the texinfo sources?
But then watch for 'afourpaper' in '$HOME/texinfo.cnf'.
That's what I do for my laser printer with 600DPI or 1200DPI.


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