[gs-devel] Convert PDF to PS - Automatic page rotation to Portrait
ken.sharp at artifex.com
Sat Nov 7 05:25:57 PST 2009
At 13:21 07/11/2009 +0100, Lakos Dániel wrote:
>with '-sDevice=pswrite' the output page size is correct A4 (8.26 x 11.69
>inches) -- characters and page size are OK.
Yes, sorry I meant A4, no letter previously.
>using '-sDevice=ps2write' the output 8.50 x 11.00 inches -- charachters ar
>ok, but the document doesnt fit
8.5x11 is Letter size.
>It seems that the code i using (device=pswrite) is correctly convert the
>pdf to ps (checked using adobe distiller).
>When Hylafax conerts this PS to Tiff, things go wrong.
Goes wrong how ? Can you run the produced PostScript file back through
Ghostscript, and the output is correct ?
You can have Ghostscript create a TIFF file for you if that's all you want,
and you can do it from the original PDF.
>How to get ps2write working with the correct papersize?
>I hope the output of ps2write is going to give better results when
>converted to tiff.
Sounds like your system may be defaulting to letter media.
You could try -sPAPERSIZE=a4 -dFIXEDMEDIA also -sDEFAULTPAPERSIZE=a4
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