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herbs at wideopenwest.com
Thu Apr 6 19:01:49 CEST 2017
> On Apr 6, 2017, at 11:46 AM, Luis Sequeira <lfsequeira at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> I don't think illustrations (even eps --- modern pdflatex can convert file.eps->file-eps-converted-to.pdf on the fly) are a problem. It's pstricks that can give the problem when compiling with pdflatex.
>>>>> I'm actually intrigued with the (limited?) ability of pstricks use with pdflatex using the [pdf] option as long as you use --shell-escape. You learn something new every day!
>>>>> Good Luck,
>>>>> Herb Schulz
>>>>> (herbs at wideopenwest dot com)
> As a long term user and admirer of pstricks, I think it is worth pointing out an excellent option that does not get much publicity here: XeLateX.
> It works with beamer and allows to use pdf, jpeg, png graphics in the same document, plus tikz and pstricks.
> I have been using beamer with XeLaTeX and a lot of pstricks figures, and I see no issues.
> I think it is time to give XeLaTeX (and, probably, LuaLaTeX) a proper look.
> Luís Sequeira
Actually not too surprising since XeTeX uses the xdvipdfmx backend which is based on dvipdfmx which works fine with pstricks and latex.
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)
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