[texhax] jpeg into LaTeX
Philip G. Ratcliffe
philip.ratcliffe at uninsubria.it
Mon Mar 20 10:26:12 CET 2006
> I've been frustrated by something for the longest time.
In my experience, reading then manuals does actually save time in the end!
> I can't find a way to get any kind of picture/diagram into a
> Latex program. I've been told that I can convert a jpeg into
> a PDF format, but I don't have Adobe.
If you're using LaTeX, then the figures need to be in encapsulated
postscript (.eps): you can convert a jpeg using jpg2ps.
If you're using PdfLaTeX, then jpeg is ok.
> I tried to use Microsoft
> Publisher to convert to post script, but I don't have a post
> script printer.
Just set up a fake postscript printer and print to file (select maximum
> I've also had trouble getting to different fonts.
> I can't use 'Rustic,' for example.
Have you got the font?
Cheers, Phil Ratcliffe
P.S. You might try looking at the FAQ below---it also exists in pdf format.
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