[lug] Dummy Postscript Printer

Arlan Ramsay ramsay at euclid.Colorado.EDU
Wed Sep 22 16:36:14 MDT 1999

This may be what you need: if myfile.dvi is the output from TeX,

dvips -o output.ps myfile

will produce a postscript file without shipping it directly to the
printer.  If you replace 'output.ps' by a longer pathname, you can
make the file land where you want it.

Good luck,

Arlan Ramsay
Department of Mathematics
CB 395
University of Colorado, Boulder
Telephone 303-492-7148
Fax 303-492-7707
ramsay at euclid.colorado.edu

On Wed, 22 Sep 1999 ekihn at ngdc.noaa.gov wrote:

> Greetings,
> 	Does anyone know of a way to set up a dummy PS printer which will
> effectively dump the print to a file? That is to say instead of spooling the
> data to a waiting printer just dump the data to a .ps file in a named
> directory. If so I would be most interested...
> Thanks,
> Eric A. Kihn
> ekihn at ngdc.noaa.gov
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