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       dvitype - translate a dvi file for humans


       dvitype dvi_name[.dvi]


       This  manual  page  is  not  meant  to  be  exhaustive.   The  complete
       documentation for this version of TeX can be found in the info file  or
       manual Web2C: A TeX implementation.

       The  dvitype  program translates a DVI (DeVice Independent) file output
       by (for example) tex(1) or gftodvi(1), to a file that humans can  read.
       It  also  serves as a DVI file-validating program (i.e., if dvitype can
       read it, it's correct) and as an example of a DVI-reading  program  for
       future device drivers.

       The  output  file can include all commands, just the important ones, or
       none at all (in which case only errors are reported).  A subinterval of
       pages  may  be  selected  for  transliteration;  the  magnification and
       resolution of the ``output device'' may be  changed;  and  so  on.  All
       options are specified with an on-line dialog.

       The  .dvi  extension  is supplied if omitted from dvi_name.  The output
       goes to stdout.


       The environment variable TEXFONTS is used to search for the  TFM  files
       used in the DVI file.  See tex(1) for the details of the searching.  If
       TEXFONTS is not set, it uses the system default.


       gftype(1), pktype(1).
       Donald E. Knuth, TeXfornroffware.


       The interactive dialog should be replaced by command-line  options,  as
       with gftype.


       Donald E. Knuth wrote the program.  It was published as part of the TeX
       for nroffware technical report, available from  the  TeX  Users  Group.
       Howard Trickey and Pavel Curtis originally ported it to Unix.