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Direc­tory support/ps2eps

Please see documentation in the manpage or doc/ sub directory.
Note that the manpage may have an older version number in it,
which is nothing to worry about since there may have been minor changes 
incorporated into ps2eps not requiring any update of the 

Please see instructions in separate text file INSTALL.txt

Possibly you can find the newest version at the
following URL:

Contact information:
   Roland Bless, roland <at> bless.de

   If you have problems, please send a gzipped file of
   relevant postscript code with your error description 
   and ps2eps version number.

  This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
  it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
  the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or
  (at your option) any later version.

  This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
  but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
  GNU General Public License for more details.

  You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
  along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
  Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA  02111-1307  USA
End of README.txt

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ps2eps – Pro­duce En­cap­su­lated PostScript from PostScript

Pro­duce En­cap­su­lated PostScript Files (EPS/EPSF) from a one-page PostScript doc­u­ment, or any PostScript doc­u­ment. A cor­rect Bound­ing Box is cal­cu­lated for the EPS files and some PostScript com­mand se­quences that can pro­duce er­ror­neous re­sults on print­ers are fil­tered. The in­put is cropped to in­clude just the im­age con­tained in the PostScript file. The EPS files can then be in­cluded into doc­u­ments.

Other pro­grams like ps2epsi (a script dis­tributed with ghostscript) don’t al­ways cal­cu­late the cor­rect bound­ing box (be­cause the val­ues are put on the PostScript stack which may get cor­rupted by bad PostScript code) or they round it off, re­sult­ing in clip­ping the im­age. There­fore ps2eps uses a res­o­lu­tion of 144 dpi to get the cor­rect bound­ing box. The bun­dle in­cludes bi­na­ries for Linux, So­laris, Dig­i­tal Unix or Win­dows 2000/9x/NT; for other plat­forms, the user needs perl, ghostscript and an ANSI-C com­piler.

In­cluded in the dis­tri­bu­tion is the bbox pro­gram, an ap­pli­ca­tion to pro­duce Bound­ing Box val­ues for raw­ppm or raw­pbm for­mat files.

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