Re: Why so much interest in pdflatex?



In article <Xns97355F7B0DF9Eperting@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>,
Per Ting <perting2002@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> ...
> I have noted a lot of people prefer pdflatex although it is not compatible
> with pstricks and some other packages, I do not see why. Is it just because
> they can process their document with just one command instead of three or
> there are more compeling reasons? How can they not use the forward-backward
> search between dvi and latex source? Am I missing some benefits of
> pdflatex?
>
> Thanks
>
> Per

Howdy,

If you've never used the microtype package you have no idea what
pdflatex can do. The paragraphs never looked better!!!!

By the way, you can use pstricks via pdftricks and you can include eps
graphics via the epstopdf package.

Good Luck,
Herb Schulz
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