[OS X TeX] EPS vs PDF figures

Joseph C. Slater joseph.slater at wright.edu
Fri Nov 19 17:08:31 EST 2004

On Nov 19, 2004, at 2:46 PM, Maarten Sneep wrote:

> On 19 nov 2004, at 20:23, Joseph C. Slater wrote:
>> You can try pdftops, then pstoepsi.
> pdftops is part of xpdf I believe, so that may require a separate 
> install.
> pstoepsi is a bit old, and it adds a bitmapped preview to the eps file 
> (making
> it huge, as the bitmap is added in hexadecimal ascii strings in the 
> comment header).
> In the current gwTeX the utility ps2eps is also installed, and it is 
> faster and produces
> smaller eps files (without useless preview).
a) I wasn't sure where I got pdftops from.
b) I hadn't ever compared to ps2eps.


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