DVITODVI(1)                 General Commands Manual                DVITODVI(1)

       dvitodvi - rearrange pages in a DVI file

       dvitodvi  [  -q ] [ -i infile ] [ -o outfile ] [ -wwidth ] [ -hheight ]
       pagespecs [ infile [ outfile ] ]

       Dvitodvi rearranges pages from a DVI file, creating  a  new  DVI  file.
       Dvitodvi can be used to perform a large number of arbitrary re-arrange-
       ments of Documents, including arranging for printing 2-up, 4-up,  book-
       lets,  reversing,  selecting front or back sides of documents, scaling,

       pagespecs follow the syntax:

              pagespecs   = [modulo:][mag@]specs

              specs       = spec[+specs][,specs]

              spec        = [-]pageno[(xoff,yoff)]

       modulo is the number of pages in each block. The value of modulo should
       be  greater than 0; the default value is 1.  The optional mag parameter
       adjusts the file's magnification by the  magnification  specified.  The
       magnification  and modulo can be specified in reverse order if desired.
       specs are the page specifications for the  pages  in  each  block.  The
       value  of  the  pageno  in each spec should be between 0 (for the first
       page in the block) and modulo-1 (for  the  last  page  in  each  block)
       inclusive.  The optional dimensions xoff and yoff shift the page by the
       specified (positive) amount.  xoff and yoff are in PostScript's points,
       but  may be followed by the units cm or in to convert to centimetres or
       inches, or the flag w or h to specify as a multiple  of  the  width  or
       height.   If the optional minus sign is specified, the page is relative
       to the end of the document, instead of the start.

       If page specs are separated by + the pages  will  be  merged  into  one
       page;  if  they  are separated by , they will be on separate pages.  If
       there is only one page specification, with pageno zero, the pageno  may
       be omitted.

       The  -w  option gives the width which is used by the w dimension speci-
       fier, and the -h option gives the height which is used by the h  dimen-
       sion  specifier.  These dimensions are also used (after scaling) to set
       the clipping path for each page.

       Dvitodvi normally prints the page numbers of the pages re-arranged; the
       -q option suppresses this.

       This  section contains some sample re-arrangements. To put two pages on
       one sheet (of landscaped A3 paper), the pagespec to use is:


       To reduce an A3 page to A4 size, the pagespec to use is:


       To select all of the odd pages in reverse order, use:


       Angus Duggan, from dviselect(1), by Chris Torek, University of Maryland

       dviconcat(1), dvibook(1), dviselect(1), latex(1), tex(1)
       MC-TeX User's Guide
       The TeXbook

       Dvitodvi does not adjust some of the parameters in the postamble.  This
       may be a problem if these values are used to size certain structures in
       the output conversion programs.

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