[OS X TeX] extrange error
herbs at wideopenwest.com
Sun Feb 7 10:41:31 EST 2010
On Feb 7, 2010, at 9:35 AM, Sr Sur wrote:
> "how many eps figures you have, if they change rapidly and if there are
> other kinds of figures (e.g., pdf or jpg) you need to include"
> in fact I have my figures in .cdr (Corel Draw for MAC, I started to do the
> figures in a PC, because in my lab people use to work with windows). And
> people who show me the first steps in LaTeX (Physicists) normally use to
> work with .ps .eps images. Then from Corel Draw you can obtain your .eps
> directly from your selection in Corel, and when you compiles the images are
> with High resolution (300 ppi, in the .eps conversion).
> My Thesis report have about 60 big images (the eps around 30-50 MB).
> "Unless you have any specific reason to keep the EPS files I would advise
> converting them to PDF."
> so... perhaps is better to convert my EPS to PDF. one reason is the weight
> of the images.
> but with .eps the resolution is really good
> Which is the best way to convert my images to .pdf out of LaTeX?? from .eps
> to .pdf ? with acrobat distiller?.
> I use Big-sized Images due to the Nature of my results. The figures are
> compositions of Electron micrsocopy and Atomic force microscopy images,
> some times is better to have large images to see better the structure I want
> to show... The over sized pages is a good Idea!!! but if I've to print is
> difficult to put it as a report...
> I've been playing with the pdftex script and my file.. And, the work with
> the out put is slower (I mean, to move it or make a zoom---) than the
> TEX+DVI way when I see it with texshop... is it normal?.
> This is my first file with LaTeX (I have no much time to do it) .... excuse
> me for my Child-Like questions.... So I'm learning thanks to the Companion,
> manuals and obviously with the generosity and the knowledge of the people of
> this mailing list... :). Thanks for your comments.
> Thanks and greetings!!!
Easiest is to simply drop the eps files onto TeXshop. Do it one at a time and see if any of them give rise to trouble and don't convert. TeXShop will display the pdf after the conversion.
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)
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