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README
DOCUMENTATION
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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 
documentation.

INSTALLATION
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Please see instructions in separate text file INSTALL.txt

UPDATES
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Possibly you can find the newest version at the
following URL:
http://www.ipv6.tm.uka.de/~bless/ps2eps


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.

License:
  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
  MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the
  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
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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.

Packageps2eps
Version1.68
LicensesGNU General Public License
Copyright1999–2006 Roland Bless
MaintainerRoland Bless
Contained inTeX Live as ps2eps
TopicsPS manipulation
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