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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 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)
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Latest revision as of 02:53, 2 January 2019

Overview

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

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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

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Details

Licensing

License

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Notes

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Bendikker

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Bendikker

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23 November 2018

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Bendikker

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23 November 2018

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Bendikker

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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

About this entry

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