[OS X TeX] GhostScript assistance needed!
peder at axensten.se
Wed Apr 26 07:49:32 EDT 2006
On 24 apr 2006, at 15.45, Piet van Oostrum wrote:
>>>>>> Peder Axensten <peder at axensten.se> (PA) wrote:
>> PA> I need to use Ghost Script (without any perl scripts or
>> similar) to
>> PA> convert an .eps file to .pdf. Normally I do this with
>> epstopdf, but now I
>> PA> need a more independent way of doing it using only GS. How
>> would the
>> PA> command look like? (Why is epstopdf needed anyway? Must be an
>> PA> complicated GS command...)
> epstopdf extracts the bounding box from the EPS file and prefixes
> the file
> with some additional Postscript code to shift the lower left corner to
> (0,0) and to set the pagesize to the size of the EPS. After that
> the gs
> command is quite simple:
> gs -q -sDEVICE=pdfwrite -dAutoRotatePages=/None -
> sOutputFile='$OutputFilename' '$InputFilename' -c quit
This can all be done without epstopdf with the option -dEPSCrop, I've
just found out:
gs -q -dNOPAUSE -dBATCH -dEPSCrop -sOutputFile='OutputFilename.pdf'
Is there a way to change the color space of the pdf to cmyk, rgb, or
-dProcessColorModel=... and -sProcessColorModel=... don't seem to work?
Is there a way to output cmyk png and jpeg files?
Any help appreciated.
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