gv man page

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.

Referenced By

a2ping(1), fig2ps(1), groff(1), groffer(1), gv-update-userconfig(1).

March 2013 gv 3.7.4 User Commands