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From Joshua Slive <jos...@slive.ca>
Subject Re: Done with LaTeX ;-)
Date Mon, 05 Apr 2004 14:17:33 GMT

On Mon, 5 Apr 2004, Rich Bowen wrote:

> On Sun, 4 Apr 2004, [ISO-8859-15] André Malo wrote:
>
> > * Joshua Slive <joshua@slive.ca> wrote:
> >
> > > In the long run, if we want to allow latex (as opposed to pdflatex) to
> > > process the docs, we'll need to have the graphics in a format latex can
> > > understand.  Unfortunately, pdflatex and latex don't share many graphics
> > > formats in common.
> >
> > What formats would that be? It's still on my todo to generate our graphics
> > from svg, so we can choose a (little) bit.
>
> I find that if I use eps files for my graphics, everything works.
> Generating eps can be a bit of a pain, but I suppose that 'convert' does
> it from most other formats.

Yes, eps is the preferred format for latex->dvi->ps.  But it is not
supported by pdflatex.  You can, of course, convert the eps into pdf,
which can then be used by pdflatex.

Joshua.

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