[Mac OS X TeX] Seminar/Landscape

Hemant Bhargava hkb at mac.com
Mon Oct 29 18:02:56 CET 2001

<x-flowed>Ross, Thanks for the tip about epstopdf. The file conversion worked just 
fine, except it seems that the right way to call it is
epstopdf filename.eps   ... rather than
epstopdf filename.eps filename.pdf ... (it kept complaining "too many 
files ..").

Thanks again,

- Hemant

On Monday, October 29, 2001, at 08:05 AM, Ross Moore wrote:
> Don't you have the script:  epstopdf  ?
> It's a Perl script that calls Ghostscript to do the conversion.
> It reads the %%BoundingBox  to get the size right automatically.
> If you have a lot of .eps files in the same directory, then
> do   ls *.eps > epsfiles
> then edit the text file  epsfiles  to create lines:
>   epstopdf pict001.eps  pict001.pdf
>   epstopdf pict002.eps  pict002.pdf
>   ...
> using the names of your images.
> It's just a few minutes work to do this.
> Then do:   chmod a+x epsfiles  to make it an executable script.
> Now  ./epsfiles
> will set it running to do all the conversions.
> It'll be finished before the kettle boils.
> Hope this helps,
> 	Ross Moore

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