Fwd: Re: [l2h] Figures cut off

Julius Smith jos at ccrma.stanford.edu
Mon Sep 13 21:32:07 CEST 2004

I did a little more digging, and it is clear that \resizebox{} cannot work 
in l2h due to the way graphicx support is implemented.  The good news is 
that one can instead use the graphicx API to get the same effects, e.g.,


Also, rotation works ("angle=...").  Unfortunately, rotation and scaling 
does not work, i.e.,


produces only a horizontal line (at least in my test case).  When I have 
some more digging time, I'll try to find a fix or workaround for that problem.


>Date: Sat, 11 Sep 2004 21:26:34 -0700
>To: Greg Gamble <gregg at csee.uq.edu.au>
>From: Julius Smith <l2h at w3k.org>
>Subject: Re: [l2h] Figures cut off
>Cc: Amy Mossman <amossman at head-cfa.harvard.edu>, latex2html at tug.org
>This appears to be a real bug in l2h figure handling.  My test case 
>indicates that figures are cropped to their original size despite any 
>magnification by \resizebox{}.  Therefore, \resizebox may shrink figures 
>but not enlarge them.  Evidently, the -crop argument to gs needs to be 
>multiplied by the magnification factor in pstoimg, or something like that.
>-- jos
>At 04:20 PM 5/18/1999, Greg Gamble wrote:
>>On Tue, 18 May 1999, Amy Mossman wrote:
>> > I'm a new user of latex2html and I've got a problem that has completely
>> > baffled me. I have some, but not all, figures that are cut off when they
>> > are translated to gif. I have a PostScript file with a bounding box
>> > inlcuded in the latex file with includegraphics
>> >
>> > \begin{figure}[htbp]
>> >   \centering
>> >   \resizebox{\textwidth}{!}{\includegraphics{hz43_psf.epsi}}
>> >   \caption[On-axis point spread function
>> >           (Section \ref{sec:spat_resp:inflight})]{The point spread 
>> function
>> >            from a long exposure of HZ43.}\label{fig:hz43_psf}
>> > \end{figure}
>> >
>> > The gif image that is made from this postscript file is only the
>> > bottom portion of the figure. I have tried including the bounding
>> > box parameters from the postscript file and the figure is still
>> > cut off.
>> >
>> > If anyone has any insight, I would love to hear it!
>>   I don't know if this will fix things, but why are you using
>>\resizebox? I always use the * version of \includegraphics
>>provided by the graphicx package, which allows one to specify a
>>width i.e. put
>>\usepackage{graphicx} % instead of `graphics'
>>                       %                    ^
>>in the preamble ... and use:
>>    \includegraphics*[width=\textwidth]{hz43_psf.epsi}
>>in lieu of
>>    \resizebox{\textwidth}{!}{\includegraphics{hz43_psf.epsi}}
>>(the height is scaled in the same proportion unless you also
>>specify a height ... in the options [] you would do something like:
>>[width=\textwidth,height=4cm] ... if you were to want this.)
>>   Regards,
>>   Greg Gamble
>>Greg Gamble   __________________        mailto:gregg at csee.uq.edu.au
>>Centre for Discrete Mathematics & Computing    Tel: +61-7 336 52425
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>>       & Electrical Engineering     http://www.csee.uq.edu.au/~gregg
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>Julius O. Smith III <jos at ccrma.stanford.edu>
>Assoc. Prof. of Music and (by courtesy) Electrical Engineering
>CCRMA, Stanford University

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