[svlug] PDF work
k5di at zianet.com
Tue Feb 17 12:50:35 PST 2004
On Tue, 17 Feb 2004, William R Ward wrote:
> Karl Larsen writes:
> > Open Office 1.0 does not have a way to export your work to a
> >.pdf file, but version 1.1 does. I have used it with good results. But
> >having a problem with reversing the process.
> I've tried it, but haven't been able to get good results. Instead I
> print to a PostScript file and convert that to PDF using ps2pdf.
That works fine but Open Office 1.0 doesn't have even a .ps
output. I use it if I'm writing in TeX.
> > I experimented with Ghostscript and found the Open Office 1.1
> >would try to load a postscript file but it is not successful. Has anyone
> >been able to load a .pdf file to any editor?
> The ps2pdf program should work for you. It's included in the
> gs-common package (Debian). There's also pstopdf which works about as
> well, in the tetex-bin package.
Well Bill, I think the Open Office pdf is the one I like best.
It seems to do a good job.
- Karl Larsen k5di Las Cruces,NM Az ScQRPions -
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