[OS X TeX] OG 4 and eps export
maarten.sneep at xs4all.nl
Tue Sep 20 22:35:45 CEST 2005
On 20 Sep 2005, at 20:04, Chris Goedde wrote:
> Has anyone else here upgraded to Omnigraffle 4? It seems to me that
> export to eps is broken with regards to importing the files into
> tex. The errors I get are of the form: "!Text line contains an
> invalid character", and when I open the eps in TextEdit, I see some
> stuff before the first %!PS-Adobe. This makes me think it's related
> to OG trying to put a preview in the eps file.
I got a reply from The omnigroup:
> Ah, speaking of Microsoft, that extraneous cruft is in fact part of
> a DOS preview image that we've added as Microsoft Office is
> incapable of generating a preview image for EPS files that don't
> already have one.
> We're exploring using an EPSI preview instead, which should live
> inoffensively among the DSC comments.
Unfortunately this makes the eps export huge, so I suggested to add a
checkbox for those of us who got rid of Office some time ago.
But it isn't accidentally broken, and they are working to fix it.
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