Anti-aliasing in gsview

Auke Kok sofar at
Wed Feb 16 14:02:55 UTC 2005

Erik Søe Sørensen wrote:

> Hi all.
> It has bothered me for some time now that my gsview does not 
> anti-alias anything - even if told to do so.
> The problem seems to be gs itself - I've yet to discover a set of 
> parameters to make it anti-alias.
> Based on newgroups, I've composed command lines like the following:
> gs -r100 -sDEVICE=x11alpha -dNOPLATFONTS -dTextAlphaBits=4 
> -dGraphicsAlphaBits=4 $file
> but to no avail. It doesn't work for devices like 'pgm' and 'pngalpha' 
> either - so my X server doesn't seem to have anything to do with it.
> I've noticed that there are two GhostScript implementations - 'espgs' 
> and 'ghostscript'. I think I've tried both, but nothing changes. 

use 'ggv' instead. espgs seems to be the better supported GhostScript 


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