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{{Entry
 
{{Entry
 
|Name=Ghostview
 
|Name=Ghostview
|Short description=Graphical front end to Ghostscript
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|Short description=An X11 user interface for ghostscript.
|Full description=Lets Ghostscript users view a PDF or PostScript file using an X windows interface. Ghostview parses any known version of Adobe's Document Structuring Conventions. Page size and orientation are automatically determined from the Document Structuring Comments, but the user is able to override the values from the comments. Window size is set to the bounding box for Encapsulated PostScript figures. Default page size is letter and can be changes via Xresources or application defaults to A4 (or any other valid size). Scrollbars appear when neccessary. The program lets you view at four orientations (Portrait, Landscape, Seascape, and Upside-Down), restrict rendering to grayscale or monochrome, and mark pages for printing or saving. It can also popup zoom windows at printer resolution (one display dot = one printer dot).
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|Full description=Ghostview is a full function user interface for ghostscript 2.4 and later.
|Homepage URL=http://www.cs.wisc.edu/~ghost/index.html
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|User level=none
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Brief list of features:
|Computer languages=C
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  - Ghostview parses any known version of Adobe's Document Structuring
|Related projects=GGv,gforth,a2ps,fontutils,gv,Tipograf,Enscript,GNU_ghostscript
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    Conventions.
|Keywords=graphics,pdf,PostScript,ghostscript
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  - Page size is automatically determined from the Document Structuring
|Version identifier=9.21
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    Comments. The user is able to override the values from the comments.
|Version date=2017/03/16
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  - Window size is set to the bounding box for Encapsulated PostScript figures.
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  - Default page size is Letter and can be changed via Xresources or
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    application defaults file to A4 (or any other valid size) for our
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    European friends.
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  - Scrollbars appear when necessary.
 +
  - Page orientation is automatically determined from the Document Structuring
 +
    Comments. The user is able to override the values from the comments.
 +
  - Ability to view at 4 orientations: Portrait, Landscape, Upside-down,
 +
    and Seascape (for those who rotate landscape the other direction).
 +
  - Ability to restrict rendering to grayscale or monochrome. (Requires
 +
    ghostscript 2.6.1.)
 +
  - Ability to mark pages for printing, or saving. (Good for people that
 +
    printed a 100 page document and lost page 59 due to a printer jam.)
 +
  - Can popup zoom windows at printer resolution  
 +
    (1 display dot = 1 printer dot).
 +
 
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The Ghostview distribution includes a Ghostview Widget that people
 +
are encouraged to use in other programs.
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|Homepage URL=https://www.gnu.org/software/ghostview/
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|Is High Priority Project=No
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|Documentation note=----
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[https://www.gnu.org/software/maintainer-tips.html Tips for new GNU maintainers]
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'''Selection from the [https://shop.fsf.org/ FSF shop]'''
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[https://shop.fsf.org/books/free-freedom-20-richard-stallman Free as in Freedom 2.0, by Richard Stallman]
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----
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----
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'''[https://www.gnu.org/help/help.html Helping the GNU Project and the Free Software Movement]'''
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----
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----
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If you have corrections to this entry or questions about it, please contact: mailto:maintainers@gnu.org
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----
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|Decommissioned or Obsolete=Yes
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|Decommissioned details=If you have time and interest in resurrecting this GNU package, please contact: mailto:maintainers@gnu.org
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|Donate=https://my.fsf.org/donate/
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|Related projects=GGv,gforth,a2ps,fontutils,gv,tipograf,enscript,ghostscript
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|Keywords=postscript,ghostscript
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|Version identifier=1.5
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|Version date=1993/07/25
 
|Version status=stable
 
|Version status=stable
|Version download=https://ghostscript.com/Ghostscript_9.21.html
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|Version download=https://ftp.gnu.org/old-gnu/ghostview/ghostview-1.5.tar.gz
|Last review by=Alejandroindependiente
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|Last review by=Bendikker
|Last review date=2017/03/17
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|Last review date=2019/01/02
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
|Status=
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|User level=none
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|Paid support=https://www.fsf.org/resources/service/
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|Accepts cryptocurrency donations=Yes
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|Test entry=No
 
|Is GNU=No
 
|Is GNU=No
|License verified date=2001-01-31
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|GNU package identifier=ghostview
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{Project license
 
{{Project license
 
|License=GPLv2orlater
 
|License=GPLv2orlater
|License verified by=Janet Casey
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|License copyright=Copyright (C) 1992  Timothy O. Theisen (actions.c, callbacks.c, dialogs.c, Ghostview.c, main.c, misc.c, ps.c, Ghostview.h, GhostviewP.h, gv.h, ps.h, ghostview.man, Ghostview.ad, Imakefile)
|License verified date=2001-01-31
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|License verified by=Bendikker
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|License verified date=2018/11/23
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}}
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{{Project license
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|License=GPLv1orlater
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|License copyright=Copyright (C) 1989 Jym Dyer (jym@wheaties.ai.mit.edu) (vms_types.h)
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|License verified by=Bendikker
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|License verified date=2018/11/23
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}}
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{{Project license
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|License=BSD 3Clause
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|License copyright=Copyright 1989 Software Research Associates, Inc., Tokyo, Japan (Dir.c, Draw.c, Path.c, SelFile.c, SFinternal.h)
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|License verified by=Bendikker
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|License verified date=2018/11/23
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}}
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{{Project license
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|License=BSD 4Clause
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|License copyright=Copyright (c) 1987-1988 Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. (getenv.c, setenv.c, strcasecmp.c, stdc.h)
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|License verified by=Bendikker
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|License verified date=2018/11/23
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|License note=GPL-Incompatible.
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{Person
 
{{Person
|Real name=Tim Theisen
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|Real name=Timothy O. Theisen
|Role=Maintainer
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|Role=developer
|Email=ghostview@cs.wisc.edu
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|Email=tim@cs.wisc.edu
|Resource URL=
 
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{Person
 
{{Person
 
|Real name=Erik M. van der Poel
 
|Real name=Erik M. van der Poel
|Role=Contributor
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|Role=developer
|Resource URL=
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|Email=erik@sra.co.jp
 
}}
 
}}
{{Person
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{{Resource
|Real name=L. Peter Deutsch
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|Resource audience=Debian (Ref)
|Role=Contributor
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|Resource URL=https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/ghostview
|Resource URL=
 
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{Resource
 
{{Resource
|Resource audience=Bug Tracking
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|Resource kind=Mailing List
|Resource kind=E-mail
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|Resource URL=https://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/gnu-system-discuss/
|Resource URL=mailto:bug-ghostview@gnu.org
 
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{Resource
 
{{Resource
|Resource audience=Support
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|Resource kind=Download
|Resource kind=Newsgroup
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|Resource URL=https://ftp.gnu.org/old-gnu/ghostview/
|Resource URL=gnu.ghostscript.bug
 
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{Software category
 
{{Software category
 
|Interface=command-line, console, x-window-system
 
|Interface=command-line, console, x-window-system
|Printing=postscript
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|Programming-language=C
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|Runs-on=GNU/Linux
 
|Use=printing
 
|Use=printing
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|Works-with-format=pdf
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{Featured}}
 
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Latest revision as of 02:53, 2 January 2019

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Ghostview

https://www.gnu.org/software/ghostview/
An X11 user interface for ghostscript.

Ghostview is a full function user interface for ghostscript 2.4 and later.

Brief list of features:

 - Ghostview parses any known version of Adobe's Document Structuring
   Conventions.
 - Page size is automatically determined from the Document Structuring
   Comments. The user is able to override the values from the comments.
 - Window size is set to the bounding box for Encapsulated PostScript figures.
 - Default page size is Letter and can be changed via Xresources or
   application defaults file to A4 (or any other valid size) for our
   European friends.
 - Scrollbars appear when necessary.
 - Page orientation is automatically determined from the Document Structuring
   Comments. The user is able to override the values from the comments.
 - Ability to view at 4 orientations: Portrait, Landscape, Upside-down,
   and Seascape (for those who rotate landscape the other direction).
 - Ability to restrict rendering to grayscale or monochrome. (Requires
   ghostscript 2.6.1.)
 - Ability to mark pages for printing, or saving. (Good for people that
   printed a 100 page document and lost page 59 due to a printer jam.)
 - Can popup zoom windows at printer resolution 
   (1 display dot = 1 printer dot).

The Ghostview distribution includes a Ghostview Widget that people are encouraged to use in other programs.

Documentation

----

Tips for new GNU maintainers

Selection from the FSF shop

Free as in Freedom 2.0, by Richard Stallman



Helping the GNU Project and the Free Software Movement



If you have corrections to this entry or questions about it, please contact: mailto:maintainers@gnu.org




Download

https://ftp.gnu.org/old-gnu/ghostview/ghostview-1.5.tar.gz

version 1.5 (stable)
released on 25 July 1993

Decommissioned

Yes

If you have time and interest in resurrecting this GNU package, please contact: mailto:maintainers@gnu.org


https://my.fsf.org/donate/

Accepts cryptocurrency donations.

https://www.fsf.org/resources/service/

Categories

Related Projects





Licensing

License

Verified by

Verified on

Notes

Verified by

Bendikker

Verified on

23 November 2018

Verified by

Bendikker

Verified on

23 November 2018

Verified by

Bendikker

Verified on

23 November 2018

Verified by

Bendikker

Verified on

23 November 2018

Notes

GPL-Incompatible.




Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Timothy O. Theisen developer
Erik M. van der Poel developer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/ghostview
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/gnu-system-discuss/
Downloadhttps://ftp.gnu.org/old-gnu/ghostview/


Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 2 January 2019.



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