Am 22.07.2021 um 02:19 schrieb Bill Donahue:
> On Wednesday, July 21, 2021 at 4:18:57 PM UTC-6, Bill Donahue wrote:
>> On Wednesday, July 21, 2021 at 1:42:19 PM UTC-6, peter wrote:
>>> On 21/07/2021 17:50, Bill Donahue wrote:
>>>> So my question is, Is there a reasonable way to edit the PS file to
>>>> get the original page parameters in the PDF?
>>> Have you tried the ps2pdf utility? I wouldn't edit the PS file except as
>>> a last resort; I'd try the various Ghostscript parameters for the page size.
>> Thank you for pointing me in what I hope will be a good direction. I too would much rather not mess with the PS code.
>> I'm sure I have invisibly invoked both ps2pdf and GhostScript from TexShop, but never directly. I know they are on our Mac. Will see what I can do with them.
> After a few hours struggling with ps2pdf and GhostScript, I am at an impasse. Here's an example (from Terminal):
> bill@Phaedra-2 / % ps2pdf -h
> Usage: ps2pdfwr [options...] (input.[e]ps|-) [output.pdf|-]
> bill@Phaedra-2 / % ps2pdfwr op1.ps
> GPL Ghostscript 9.50: **** Could not open the file op1.pdf .
> **** Unable to open the initial device, quitting.
I don't have experience with a Mac, just a little bit with Linux. But
that maybe you are in the root directory. Ghostscript complains that it
sure you have write permissions there. If not copy the PS file to your