[tex-k] dvips question or problem not sure which
karl at freefriends.org
Tue Jul 8 11:47:10 CEST 2003
I had to quote the =1 to not get a directory
stack error message
That sounds like a function of the shell you're using, nothing about dvips.
dvips -p "=1" -n 50 -o e emacs.dvi
This is dvips(k) 5.92b Copyright 2002 Radical Eye Software (www.radicaleye.com)
' TeX output 2003.05.06:1137' -> e
<cmb10.pfb><cmsl10.pfb><cmtt10.pfb><cmsy10.pfb><cmr10.pfb>    
   ... 
It's doing what it's being told to do ... It is starting at the first
physical page, and ending 50 pages later. The confusion is that there
are two pages numbered `1', two pages numbered `2', and so on. This is
due to various infelicities in texinfo.tex.
If you really want to end at the page numbered 50, you can use -l 50.
Also, you may wish to create emacs.dvi like this:
texi2dvi -t @setcontentsaftertitlepage -t @setshortcontentsaftertitlepage\
That way, the short and full contents will be printed after the title
page (where they should be), instead of at the very end of the document.
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