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Some Advice



TeX/LaTeX source is the best (and right) solution.
The ps file does not contain enough information to
reconstruct the logical structure of mathematical formulae.
>>>>> "Tim" == Tim Cross <tcross@tim.northnet.com.au> writes:

    Tim> I'd like to ask for some advice/suggestion from
    Tim> this list on how to deal with postscript files. In
    Tim> my research, I need to be able to access postscript
    Tim> files. I have been using ps2ascii to convert the
    Tim> files to text and then read them in an emacs buffer
    Tim> with emacspeak. However, my reasearch involves
    Tim> logic and lambda calculus and I find ps2ascii
    Tim> doesn't know how to deal with "special" symbols
    Tim> often found in mathematics etc.

    Tim> Has anyone else had to overcome this sort of
    Tim> problem and if so, what did they do? Where
    Tim> possible, I've been contacting the authors and
    Tim> getting the papers in tex/latex source which is a
    Tim> reasonable solution. However, this is not always
    Tim> possible. I need some way of translating formulae
    Tim> in postscript files to an ascii format which I can
    Tim> read using emacspeak. Any suggestions?

    Tim> Tim

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