[OS X TeX] OG 4 and eps export

Jens Nöckel noeckel at uoregon.edu
Tue Sep 20 22:50:17 CEST 2005

> 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.
you can get EPSI with jpeg compression inside - maybe you can point 
those Omnigraffle folks to GraphicConverter or the free jpeg2ps tool, 
which both produce really compact EPSIs from bitmaps 


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