[OS X TeX] epic, dvi, and pdf
franck.pastor at skynet.be
Sat Mar 20 14:43:54 EDT 2010
Le 20 mars 10 à 19:21, Herbert Schulz a écrit :
> On Mar 20, 2010, at 12:21 PM, Wayne Richter wrote:
>> sorry if this has been discussed before.
>> here is a close to minimal example.
>> When I typeset the following:
>> using the TeX+DVI option it comes out fine (a nice trapezoid).
>> But when I tex it using the Pdftex option, the pdf file does not show
>> the last line (of slope 1).
>> Why? Or, more precisely, does this mean I should be using the TeX+DVI
>> option when I am doing this kind of graphics?
> Chances are that eepic uses eps commands to create the lines of
> arbitrary slope which are not supported by pdflatex.
> This is similar to the problem of using pstricks under pdflatex: all
> methods that allow you to include pstricks in pdflatex documents
> (e.g., the pdftricks and pst-pdf packages), in fact, will create a
> separate file (or files) and use latex, etc., to compile those files
> into cropped pdf files which are then included into the original
> Good Luck,
> Herb Schulz
> (herbs at wideopenwest dot com)
Maybe it would help to use the pict2e package (well adapted to almost
every driver) instead of epic of eepic.
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