[OS X TeX] OT: looking for a public-domain EPS file editor
will.adams at frycomm.com
Wed Apr 25 13:37:38 EDT 2007
On Apr 25, 2007, at 1:12 PM, Bruno Voisin wrote:
> On other matters, it appears Cenon can open EPS successfully when
> you replace the recent GhostScript 8.56 from i-Installer by the old
> GhostScript 6.52 from the Cenon site. However, Cenon seems to have
> problems with embedded fonts, and the EPS code it produces seems
> faulty anyway (mirrored elements, erroneous bounding box).
Is that how it appears in Cenon after opening it? Or how it exports
out of Cenon?
I was able to open the .eps in Cenon fine (using a default install)
by distilling the .eps to a .pdf, opening the .pdf in Adobe
Illustrator 10 (didn't want to re-boot to the partition where CS2
works) and then down-saving as a v5 file. Exporting as a .eps from
Cenon seemed to work fine as well.
Opening the distilled .pdf in Cenon seemed to work fine as well.
Given that every so often one can make a .eps file in Illustrator
which will choke a PS RIP, or fail to distill in Adobe Acrobat
Distiller, I wouldn't criticize other programs for not being able to
handle its PS code.
BTW you should change the hyphens in the negative series to minus
senior graphic designer
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