# [texhax] Subject=Re: plain TeX: how to produce outlines in pdf format without using pdftex?

Rodolfo Medina rodolfo.medina at gmail.com
Wed Jan 27 19:06:36 CET 2016

```Russ Lyons <lyons.russell at gmail.com> writes:

> ​> In plain TeX: up to now I've normally produced my pdf output using pdftex,
> but
>> now I need using the dvi -> ps -> pdf process instead. I used to create
>> outlines with section names in a left side small window, in the pdf output,
>> using pdftex, with the \pdfdest and \pdfoutline commands, that do not work
>> processing the tex file with simply `tex'. How can I create outlines, in my
>> pdf output, using dvi -> ps -> pdf rather than pdftex?
>
> If you don't need the PS, you can use dvipdfmx.
>
> --Russ​

Unfortunately, it's just this the case: I need using some postscript specials.
Thanks,

Rodolfo

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