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Date:      Fri, 23 Nov 2001 07:59:34 +1300
From:      Richard B Mahoney <rbm49@student.canterbury.ac.nz>
To:        Matthias Bartels <mbartels@genie.de>
Cc:        Subscribers to FreeBSD-Questions <freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.org>
Subject:   Re: ps2pdf
Message-ID:  <20011123075934.B25011@student.canterbury.ac.nz>
In-Reply-To: <"from mbartels"@genie.de>

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Matthias,

On Thu, Nov 22, 2001 at 09:28:34AM +0100, Matthias Bartels wrote:

> i have problem using ps2pdf
>=20
> i am using latex to generate dvi files, this files i convert using
>=20
> dvips -f -j0 -Pcmz -t a4 myDviFile.dvi > output.ps
>=20
> i convert this ps file with
>=20
> ps2pdf output.ps
>=20
> But when i try to open this document under windows with acroread i get
> an error message:
>=20
> "... The Root element is missing or invalid." Opening the same pdf
> under FreeBSD works fine.
>=20

I use `dvips -Pcmz -G0 master.dvi -o master.ps' before using
ps2pdf. No one has ever had trouble reading my docs on either a Mac or
PC.

For a wider range of opinion, may like to post your question to
comp.text.tex.


Many regards,

 Richard Mahoney


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