[OS X TeX] new package for eps->pdf via epspdftools
daniel.becker at uni-rostock.de
Sat Sep 29 05:56:38 EDT 2007
I put together a small package epspdfconversion.sty that makes it
easier to use the epspdf-tools (http://tex.aanhet.net/epspdf/) from
within pdflatex. It is based on epstopdf.sty and provides a similar
functionality. It is possible to tell epspdf that you want your pdf
figures in grayscale, for prepress-usage etc.
You can find the package here:
I would be happy if you could have a look and provide a bit of
feedback. I hope (and think so) it is helpful for others.
Typical use: Say you produce a lot of eps-graphics in Maple or stata.
You want to include them in you pdflatex document. And you want them
prepress-ready, in grayscale, with a bounding-box that makes sense
and you want them updated because they change often (because you
change something in you statistics package or so). Put this
in your preamble and this in your text:
That's it. The epspdf-tools will do the conversion for you on the
fly. See the documentation for more options a ways to use the package.
Let me also say THANK YOU to the list in general and a few people
especially who helped a lot with their postings to prepare a prepress-
ready book half a year ago.
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