[OS X TeX] Re: A Textures Query
kprs at calvin.edu
Thu Sep 15 19:42:48 CEST 2005
Thank you, Gary. Now --- to the list --- if I can. ?
On Sep 15, 2005, at 11:24 AM, Gary L. Gray wrote:
> On Sep 15, 2005, at 11:12 AM, Jack Kuipers wrote:
>> I didn't think this, my problem, was suitable for the general OSX TEX
>> site. Most of those folks
>> are Tiger people and are far ahead of me. Hence, this restricted
>> address to generalists.
>> I have a large TEXTURES file which when typeset produces all
>> 400+ pages including 100++ figures which comprise my Quaternion Book.
>> All of these output pdf.pages were furnished to and used by Princeton
>> University Press
>> as camera-ready for the publication of the book (5 years ago). These
>> original Textures (LaTeX)
>> files were produced on my Macintosh Computers: OS 7x (or earlier),
>> 8x, to 9.2.2. And all the figures
>> are, of course, embedded within the Textures software either as pict
>> or eps or somesuch.
>> HOWEVER, I am now committed to using MacOSX (currently Panther) and
>> TeXShop 1.5.3e --- and
>> have become rather nimble in doing all the NEW stuff with figures,
>> pictures, tables, etal. Moreover,
>> I'm even now lusting to upgrade to Tiger. BUT.....
>> IS THERE A WAY TO SALVAGE OR CONVERT THE INFORMATION IN MY OLD
>> TEXTURES FILES or RUN
>> THEM UNDER TeXShop 1.5.3e or later? HOW, first of all, to get all of
>> the figures back out of TEXTURES ----
>> and then to get them all properly converted (say, using
>> GraphicConverter batch) is the primary issue;
>> I can do ONE figure (at a time) --- but 100++ figures??? I might not
>> survive it.
>> ANY suggestions would be so very much welcomed. Thank you in advance,
>> Jack Kuipers, Mathematics
>> Professor Emeritus
>> Calvin College
> Let me thing about your problem. In addition, I actually think that
> your question is *very* appropriate for the TeX on Mac OS X List.
> There are a large number of very knowledgeable people on that list who
> can likely help with a script to make this easy. I encourage you to
> post this question to the list.
> -- Gary
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