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       image - Translate LaTeX documents to GIF images.


       imagen <base>


       This  manual  page documents briefly the imagen command.  This manual page was written for
       the Debian GNU/Linux distribution because the original program  does  not  have  a  manual

       imagen  is a simple shell script that translates a LaTeX document into many images. Please
       consult the hevea manual for explanation how to use imagen in conjunction with hevea.


       A summary of options are included below.

       -png   Produce images in the png format. This is the default.

       -gif   Produce images in gif format instead of png.

       -pnm   Produce images in pnm format instead of png.

       -mag nnnn,
              Change the enlarging ratio that is applied while translating DVI  into  Postscript.
              More  precisely,  dvips is run with -xnnnn option. Default value for this ration is
              1414, this means that, by default, imagen magnifies LaTeX output  by  a  factor  of

       -t arg Pass  option  -t  arg  to dvips. For instance, using -t a3 may help when images are
              truncated on the right.

       -pdf   Have imagen call pdflatex instead of latex

       -extra command,
              Insert command as an additional stage in imagen ppm to  png/gif  production  chain.
              command is a Unix filter that expects a ppm image in its standard input and outputs
              a ppm image on its standard output. A sensible choice for command  is  one  command
              from the netpbm package or several such commands piped together.

       -quant number
              Add  an  extra  color quantization step in imagen ppm image production chain, where
              number is the maximal number of colors in the produced images. This option  may  be
              needed  in response of a failure in the image production chain. It can also help in
              limiting image files size.


       hevea(1), latex(1), gs(1), dvips(1), ppmtopng(1), ppmtogif(1)

       The HeVeA documentation can be found  on the HeVeA home page    On   a   Debian   system   it   can   also   be   accessed   at
       /usr/share/doc/hevea-doc/html,  provided the package hevea-doc (from the non-free section)
       is installed.


       Imagen is part of HeVeA, written by Luc Maranget <>.

       This manual page  was  compiled  by  Ralf  Treinen  <>  from  the  HeVeA
       documentation for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).