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Re: [vox-tech] another PS2PDF question



On Mon 28 Feb 05, 11:02 AM, Dylan Beaudette <dylan@iici.no-ip.org> said:
> Hi,
> 
> I have a poster (36" x 48") that is saved in PS format. 
> 
> using epstopdf, i can create a PDF file that has the correct page dimensions, 
> but the JPEG compression makes the images in the PDF look bad.
> 
> even with the --nocompression flag, PDFs from epstopdf still contain some 
> compression artifacts...
> 
> I have tried using ps2pdf14 like this:
> 
> ps2pdf14 -dAutoFilterxxxImages=false -dAutoRotatePages=/None 
> -dPDFSETTINGS=/prepress poster.ps
> 
> ... in the past this has produced nice PDFs without compression artifacts, but 
> for some reason, when i try to use this with a poster sized PS file, the 
> resulting PDF is clipped to about 8.5" x 11" ....
> 
> any ideas on how to either:
> 1. create a PDF from epstopdf without *any* JPEG compression
> or
> 2. get a full-sized PDF from ps2pdf14
> 
> ?
> 
> thanks in advance for any ideas... this is a problem that has been driving me 
> nuts for a while now...

Have you tried using gimp to convert between ps and pdf?

Pete

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