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Re: How to create a PDF-Printer from the command line




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On Wed, Jan 10, 2018 at 07:10:03PM +0000, Brian wrote:
> On Wed 10 Jan 2018 at 17:13:09 +0100, tomas@xxxxxxxxxx wrote:

[...]

> > Downside is that it does the panoramic tour via PS and thus generates
> > fairly hefty PDFs.
> 
> With plain text files as an input?

[...]

> brian@desktop3:~$ ls -l
> -rw-r--r-- 1 brian brian  28853 Jan 10 18:58 output1.pdf
> -rw-r--r-- 1 brian brian  66557 Jan 10 18:58 output1.ps
> -rw-r--r-- 1 brian brian  36221 Jan 10 18:58 output2.pdf
> -rw-r--r-- 1 brian brian 219186 Jan 10 18:59 output3.pdf
> 
> output3.pdf contains the complete DejaVuSansMono glyph set.
> 
> The finger is often pointed at ps2pdf as a file bloating command.
> Unjustifiably, it would seem, in this case. A counter example with a
> text file?

Thanks for actually trying out. I stand corrected...

Cheers
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