translate a dvi file for humans
see also :
gftype - pktype
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page is not meant to be exhaustive. The complete
documentation for this version of TeX can be found in the
info file or manual Web2C: A TeX implementation.
dvitype program translates a DVI (DeVice Independent)
file output by (for example) tex(1) or
gftodvi(1), to a file that humans can read. It also
serves as a DVI file-validating program (i.e., if
dvitype can read it, it’s correct) and as an
example of a DVI-reading program for future device
The output file
can include all commands, just the important ones, or none
at all (in which case only errors are reported). A
subinterval of pages may be selected for transliteration;
the magnification and resolution of the ’’output
device’’ may be changed; and so on. All options
are specified with an on-line dialog.
extension is supplied if omitted from dvi_name. The
output goes to stdout.
Set resolution to REAL
pixels per inch; default 300.0.
Override existing magnification
Process NUMBER pages;
default one million.
Verbosity level, from 0 to 4;
Start at PAGE-SPEC, for
example ’2’ or ’5.*.-2’.
Show numeric opcodes (in
The environment variable TEXFONTS is used to search for the TFM
files used in the DVI file. See tex(1) for the details of
the searching. If TEXFONTS is not set, it uses the system
Donald E. Knuth, TeX for nroffware.
Donald E. Knuth
wrote the program. It was published as part of the TeX
for nroffware technical report, available from the TeX
Users Group. Howard Trickey and Pavel Curtis originally
ported it to Unix.