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1. Introduction

mgv is a Motif based viewer for PostScript files which uses Ghostscript as the underlying PostScript rendering engine. Limitted PDF support is also supplied.

1.1 Running mgv

Executing mgv is very simple:

        mgv [switches] [ [...]]
If you mention multiple files on the command line, mgv will attempt to open each file in its own window so be careful with "mgv *.ps". If no initial file is specified, mgv will try and read from the standard input if it looks like there is something there; see the Reading From The Standard Input section for details. The available switches are detailed in the Command Line Switches section. You can also use the -help switch for a compact list of available switches or the -longhelp switch for a more verbose list.

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