Re: htdig: pdf without adobe acroread

Geoff Hutchison (
Tue, 21 Jul 1998 11:20:02 -0400 (EDT)

On Tue, 21 Jul 1998, Michael J. Long wrote:

> The xpdf package has a converter called pdftops. Unfortunately, the syntax
> for pdftops is different than acroread, which means that the source for
> will have to be changed.

There is also the pdf2ps program in the Aladdin Ghostscript package which
is also fairly widespread.

> This would be a fairly simple fix. Any comments?

Simple fixes are always welcome. :-) I'd like to get stable PDF support in
the next beta. (For more upcoming projects, check

-Geoff Hutchison
Williams Students Online

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