[OS X TeX] Yet Another Version of Pdftricks.sty

Piet van Oostrum piet at cs.uu.nl
Sat Feb 5 06:09:16 EST 2005

>>>>> Herb Schulz <herbs at wideopenwest.com> (HS) wrote:

>HS> Howdy,
>HS> I've just put up Yet Another Version of the pdftricks package. This one
>HS> checks to see if altpdflatex exists and uses the processing sequence
>HS> altpdflatex-> pdfcrop if it does. This is MUCH faster than the
>HS> latex-> dvips->pstopdf->pdfcrop sequence I used before.

Why is it faster? I thought altpdflatex is just a glorified
latex->dvips->ps2pdf sequence.
Piet van Oostrum <piet at cs.uu.nl>
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