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Revision as of 15:53, 12 January 2014

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GNU a2ps

http://www.gnu.org/software/a2ps
Any to PostScript filter

Program started as a text to PostScript converter, with pretty printing and all the expected features of this kind of program, but it can now handle other file types (PostScript, Texinfo, DVI, web-authoring, PDF, etc.) provided you have the necessary tools. While highly configurable, everything was designed so that even a novice can do complicated PostScript manipulations. For instance, the program can delegate the processing of some files to other filters (such as groff, texi2dvi, dvips, gzip,etc.) which allows a uniform treatment (n-up, page selection, duples, etc.) of heterogeneous files It also includes support for a wide range of programming languages, encodings (ISO Latins, Cyrillic, etc.), medias, and Native Language Support (NLS).

Documentation

User manual available in HTML format from http://www.inf.enst.fr/~demaille/a2ps/doc-4.12/a2ps_toc.html

Heckert gnu.small.png This is a GNU package:a2ps

Download

Download version 4.14 (stable)
released on 28 December 2007

VCS Checkout

Categories

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
License:GPLv2orlaterDeborah Nicholson25 January 2008
License:GPLv3orlaterDeborah Nicholson25 January 2008



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Paolo Matos Contributor
Masayuki Hatta Maintainer
Chuck Robey Contributor
Dirk Eddelbuettel Contributor
Juliusz Chroboczek Contributor


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Help,SupportE-mailmailto:a2ps@gnu.org
Bug TrackingE-mailmailto:bug-a2ps@gnu.org
DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttp://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/a2ps.git


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Weak prerequisitegroff
Weak prerequisiteGhostscript
Weak prerequisiteLaTeX
Weak prerequisiteGV
Required to usePSUtils (psnup
Weak prerequisitedvips
Weak prerequisiteImageMagick
Required to usepsselect
Weak prerequisitemakeinfo
Weak prerequisitebzip2
Required to useetc.)
Weak prerequisiteacroread
Weak prerequisitegzip

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 13 June 2010.



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