Advanced printing/layout tools

Roland Smith rsmith at
Fri Jan 1 22:40:40 UTC 2010

On Fri, Jan 01, 2010 at 04:25:08PM -0600, Doug Poland wrote:
>  >
> Thanks for the info so far.  I have much to learn about LaTeX, that is 
> certain.  To complicate matters, the output will be on US Letter, 
> landscape, multi-column, multi-sided, booklet format.  No doubt LaTeX 
> will handle the landscape, letter, and multi-column, but I'm not sure 
> about booklet, multi-sided.  I have some experience with print/psutils 
> doing duplex, booklet printing.

LaTeX can generate postscript via the dvips(1) program. I've used that a lot
with psutils.

But modern LaTeX toolchains tend to generate pdf by default. The port
print/pdfjam provides the same functionality as psutils but then for pdf files.

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