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Re: dvipdf vs buildt-in converter to pdf??


From: Leon
Subject: Re: dvipdf vs buildt-in converter to pdf??
Date: Sat, 15 Jul 2006 11:47:31 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/23.0.0 (gnu/linux)

David Kastrup <address@hidden> writes:

> Peter Dyballa <address@hidden> writes:
>
>> Am 15.07.2006 um 08:36 schrieb pop:
>>
>>> I use auctex. If I use latex built-in 'pdflatex' I need to have my
>>> pictures
>>> in a .pdf format. But if I just want to see the dvi output I need
>>> to have
>>> them in .eps. So far I have had both a .pdf version and a .eps
>>> version of
>>> the pictures and included them like:
>>
>> Have you thought of a PDF viewer as substitute for xdvi? There are
>> free ones that work better then commercial products. When you have
>> teTeX you can use texdoc as universal script to view teTeX
>> documentation or as tex-dvi-view-command.
>>
>> IMO the route with DVI output is out-dated. PDF is the way today.
>
> Outdated or not, DVI viewers beat the pants off PDF in terms of
> viewing speed and user interface (they offer reasonably well working
> forward and backward search using Source Specials, for example).

Which DVI viewer are you using?

My xdvi that comes with texlive2005 does not run
as fast as xpdf.

-- 
Leon





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