[OS X TeX] OG 4 and eps export

Maarten Sneep 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.

------------------------- Info --------------------------
Mac-TeX Website: http://www.esm.psu.edu/mac-tex/
          & FAQ: http://latex.yauh.de/faq/
TeX FAQ: http://www.tex.ac.uk/faq
List Archive: http://tug.org/pipermail/macostex-archives/

More information about the macostex-archives mailing list