[OS X TeX] trim pdf figures

Themis Matsoukas matsoukas at adelphia.net
Tue Jun 22 13:26:48 CEST 2004

On Jun 22, 2004, at 2:46 AM, Bruno Voisin wrote:

> All the software that I know (Adobe Illustrator, Mathematica, etc.), 
> that can export graphics to PDF format, export the graphics inside a 
> page of size the current paper size. I just can't understand why this 
> is so, since who needs a graphics on a mostly blank page? Is it only 
> laziness from the software providers?

In Illustrator at least, you can choose the size of the page to match 
or even crop the graphic; then the image, whether pdf or eps, will 
contain no extra white space.


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