[texhax] Quality of Output: PDF v. DVI

Martin Heller mr_heller at yahoo.dk
Sun Oct 18 01:55:01 CEST 2009

P. R. Stanley wrote:
> Hi
> The average DVI file is about ten times smaller in size than a PDF. I 
> was wondering, does DVI provide the same output quality standards as its 
> PDF alternative?

The dvi file does not have the fonts and images embedded. You need a 
dvi-driver in order to print the document or generate documents that are 
useful for electronic distribution.

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