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Date:      Fri, 23 Nov 2001 07:59:34 +1300
From:      Richard B Mahoney <>
To:        Matthias Bartels <>
Cc:        Subscribers to FreeBSD-Questions <>
Subject:   Re: ps2pdf
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In-Reply-To: <"from mbartels">

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

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

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

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Many regards,

 Richard Mahoney

+----------------------- Richard Mahoney -----------------------+
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