[dev-context] wrong paper orientation with pstopdf

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Mon Jul 24 11:44:20 CEST 2006


Mojca Miklavec wrote:
> On 7/24/06, Hans Hagen wrote:
>> Mojca Miklavec wrote:
>> > Hello, Hans,
>> >
>> > Do you remember some strange 90 degrees rotation in the gnuplot
>> > module? I thougt that gnuplot did a strange job, but now I found out
>> > that it was indeed pstopdf's fault.
>> >
>> > The option
>> >     -dAutoRotatePages=/None
>> > should be either removed or changed somehow, otherwise landscape
>> > figures rotate for 90 degrees, which is wrong.
>> >
>> is this related to the version of GS that you run? i suppose that /None
>> should leave rotation untouched;
>
> Citing from some webpage:
> There is a distiller setting for controlling automatic detection of
> orientation. The default is -dAutoRotatePages=/PageByPage. This can be
> set to /None if you want to manually determine the orientation.
>
>
> I understand this in such a way that /None waits for some orientation
> to be passed manually, so it automatically applies portrait, while
> PageByPage respects the orientation provided by the original PS
> document. Maybe I'm wrong, but I never had any problems wih
> orientation if I left dAutoRotatePages untouched.
>
i read it the opposite way

this is a bit gs version dependent

Hans

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