[OS X TeX] ai, eps, pdf and TeXShop

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Fri Oct 19 16:09:46 EDT 2007

On Oct 19, 2007, at 2:47 PM, Themis Matsoukas wrote:

> On Oct 19, 2007, at 8:17 AM, Themis Matsoukas wrote:
>> I noticed that illustrator files with the extension ai can be  
>> displayed in preview.app but not in TS (in TS, ai files open as  
>> text). I also noticed that if I save an illustrator file in ai  
>> format and then manually change the extension to pdf, TS opens it  
>> with no trouble (with the correct bounding box, too).
> I was wrong about the bounding box. The bounding box in the ai file  
> is that of the actual page, not of the graphic.
> Themis


Will running pdfcrop on the pdf file fix up the bounding box?

pdfcrop "file.pdf"

creates file-crop.pdf which has the proper bounding box.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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