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Re: [Groff] multiple EPS images placed on a page

From: Dean Allen Provins
Subject: Re: [Groff] multiple EPS images placed on a page
Date: Wed, 8 Nov 2006 12:55:36 -0700
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On Wed, Nov 08, 2006 at 10:01:38AM +0100, Werner LEMBERG wrote:
> > > Do any readers have suggestions for placing a large number of
> > > same-sized EPS files on a large sheet in some (preferably)
> > > non-manual way. Ideally, I'd like to feed a list of EPS filenames
> > > to some process, and have them placed with little intervention.
> >
> > I do this (using groff primitives, PSPIC and tbl) by first placing
> > each image in a diversion and then placing each diversion into a
> > table that has no rules. This results in something like the results
> > of a Google image search.
> A perhaps even easier solution is to use the hdtbl macros, which
> resemble HTML syntax.  This can be found in the CVS version of groff.

Thanks for the suggestion.  Alas, CVS refuses my connection as follows:

  cvs -d:pserver:address@hidden/sources/groff -z5 co groff
  cvs [checkout aborted]: connect to \ failed: Connection refused

and the lastest GROFF (1.19.3) needs Texinfo 4.8.  My Debian system
provides only 4.7.  I seem to be stuck.

The 1.19.3 install notes (actually the README) talks about renaming a file
'/usr/local/bin/install-info' if upgrading to 4.8.  This isn't quite
clear to me.  Does it mean install 4.8, then rename the file
'install-info' to say 'install-info.hold'?  Failing to do this has what



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