[OS X TeX] metapost using pdflatex

Gary L. Gray gray at engr.psu.edu
Fri Mar 22 17:08:01 EST 2002

On 3/22/02 5:03 PM, "Joseph C. Slater" <joseph.slater at wright.edu> wrote:

> I've tried using metapost to generate eps files, convert them to pdf,
> and embed them into pdflatex, but the text doesn't show up in the eps or
> the pdf file. Going the old latex->dvi->ps->pdf works fine, but I'd like
> to stick to pdflatex if possible (I'm getting comfortable with it). Is
> there another way at it using metapost (like metapdf?).

Can't you just use Ghostscript to convert the EPS files to PDF? In fact, you
can either use Tom Kiffe's version or simply drop the EPS file onto TeXShop
and it will call Ghostscript from Gerben's distribution to convert it. Am I
missing something here?

-- Gary

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