[OS X TeX] Illustrator update?

Gary L. Gray glgray at me.com
Mon Jul 20 20:44:57 EDT 2009

On Jul 20, 2009, at 8:11 PM, Greg St. George wrote:

> XeTeX has convinced me to finally give up my ancient OzteX and move  
> to the TeXshop & the modern distribution.  Everything comes over  
> with little effort except for my old graphics, pretty much all of  
> which are .eps files produced by Illustrator.  The version I have is  
> CS-2, the current one is CS-4, I think.  Reopening these and saving  
> as .pdf or using epstopdf always places the graphic in a separate  
> page, so I think I have a bounding box problem.  Does upgrading  
> Illustrator fix this problem, or is there some other simple fix?
> Again sorry to be so out of date.

In AI CS4, save the file as a PDF and then use the Artboard Tool to  
crop it. Double-click the Artboard Tool and then in the Preset popup  
menu at the top of the ensuing dialog, choose "Fit Artboard to Artwork  

I hope this helps.

-- Gary

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