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NAME

gv − Postscript and PDF viewer

SYNOPSIS

gv [OPTION]... [FILE]

DESCRIPTION

PostScript and PDF viewer.
[−]−monochrome

display document using only black and white

[−]−grayscale

display document without colors

[−]−color

display document as usual

[−]−safer

start ghostscript in safe mode

[−]−nosafer

do not start ghostscript in safe mode

[−]−safedir

start ghostscript from a safe diretory

[−]−nosafedir

do not start ghostscript from a safe diretory

[−]−quiet

start ghostscript with the −dQUIET option

[−]−noquiet

do not start ghostscript with the −dQUIET option

[−]−infoSilent

do not show any messages in the info popup window

[−]−infoErrors

do not show warning messages in the info popup window

[−]−infoAll

do show all messages in the info popup window

[−]−arguments=ARGS

start ghostscript with additional options as specified by the string ARGS

[−]−page=LABEL

display the page with label LABEL first

[−]−center

the page should be centered automatically

[−]−nocenter

the page should not be centered automatically

[−]−media=MEDIA

selects the paper size to be used

[−]−orientation=ORIENTATION

sets the orientation of the page

[−]−scale=N|f.f

selects the scale N, or arbitrary scale f.f

[−]−scalebase=N

selects the scale base N

[−]−swap

interchange the meaning of the orientations landscape and seascape

[−]−noswap

do not interchange the meaning of the orientation landscape and seascape

[−]−antialias

use antialiasing

[−]−noantialias

do not use antialiasing

[−]−dsc

dsc comments are respected

[−]−nodsc

dsc comments are not respected

[−]−eof

ignore the postscript EOF comment while scanning documents

[−]−noeof

do not ignore the postscript EOF comment while scanning documents

[−]−pixmap

use backing pixmap

[−]−nopixmap

do not use backing pixmap

[−]−watch

watch the document file for changes

[−]−nowatch

do not watch the document file for changes

[−]−help

print a help message and exit

[−]−usage

print a usage message and exit

[−]−resize

fit the size of the window to the size of the page

[−]−noresize

do not fit the size of the window to the size of the page

−geometry [<width>][x<height>][{+−}<xoffset>{+−}<yoffset>]

[−]−ad=FILE

read and use additional resources from FILE

[−]−style=FILE

read and use additional resources from FILE. These resources have lower priority than those provided on the context of −−ad

[−]−password=PASSWORD

Sets the password for opening encrypted PDF files

[−]−spartan

shortcut for −−style=gv_spartan.dat

[−]−widgetless

shortcut for −−style=gv_widgetless.dat

[−]−fullscreen

start in fullscreen mode (needs support from WM)

[−]−presentation

Presentation mode (fullscreen, Fit to window, widgetless and no resizing of window)

[−]−version

show gv version and exit

SEE ALSO

The full documentation for gv is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and gv programs are properly installed at your site, the command

info gv

should give you access to the complete manual.

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