[l2h] more colors in images?

Manuel Carro boris@aaron.ls.fi.upm.es
Wed, 23 Oct 2002 16:32:44 +0200

>> I can't address the 8 bit issue, but since you're presumably starting 
>> with raster images, I can suggest an alternative.
>> The graphic{s|x} packages for l2h now support directly using raster
>> images (png, gif, jpeg) w/o going through pstoimg. [The conversion
>> raster->eps->raster can often be pretty lossy, even ignoring the colors,
>> unless you get the scale _just_ right.]
>> So if you convert your scanned image to both scanned.eps and scanned.jpeg
>> (for example), then use
>>   \usepackage{graphicx}
>>   ...
>>   \includegraphics{scanned}
>> Regular LaTeX runs will use scanned.eps, but l2h will use scanned.jpeg

    Yes, I received this advice too from another source.  I am using
this right now; I'd like to check the #"of colors" issue anyway.


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