[OS X TeX] Large Figure in Document? (and slow response of TeXShop)

Jung-Tsung Shen jushen at gmail.com
Mon Nov 21 18:34:00 CET 2005

On 11/21/05, Piet van Oostrum <piet at cs.uu.nl> wrote:
> >>>>> Jung-Tsung Shen <jushen at gmail.com> (JTS) wrote:
> >JTS> Also, I adopted Bernhard's suggestion and used GraphicConverter (ah,
> >JTS> an old friend who I hadn't seen for ages) to save each figure using
> >JTS> JPEG compression and set as low resolution. The result is dramatic.
> >JTS> Preview/TeXShop could render the figure almost immediately. Indeed the
> >JTS> figures look a bit fuzzier, but it's totally worth it. I will try
> >JTS> medium resolution later to see how it works. Each figure is around 180
> >JTS> K after compression.
> To get rid of the fuzziness, I would suggest converting to PNG rather than
> --
> Piet van Oostrum <piet at cs.uu.nl>

Piet, I saved the figures still into eps format, but GraphicConverter
used JPEG compression to reduce the size. Do you mean that I should go
(original) eps -> PNG -> eps?

As previously mentioned, I do want to work with the eps version all
the way so there's little or none modification at the end when
submitting the paper.

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