[OS X TeX] epstopdf

Arthur Snoke snoke at vt.edu
Thu Jun 8 16:16:00 CEST 2006


It was there -- just not where I thought it would be.

It works fine.

Thanks, and sorry for not checking first more completely.

On Thu, 8 Jun 2006, Herbert Schulz wrote:

> On Jun 8, 2006, at 8:49 AM, Arthur Snoke wrote:
>> I have EPS files with tight bounding boxes and I want to produce PDF files 
>> form them with tight bounding boxes.  I have the i-installer latex and gs
>> distributions (as of a few months ago) on a non-Intel mac running 10.4.6.
>> They come with pstopdf, which works but gives me a full page in the PDF 
>> output.  I see there is a program epstopdf, and there was some discussion 
>> about it on the list, but at least the posts I have seen implicitly assume 
>> one already has it.  (The postings were about having the BB definition at 
>> the end of the EPS file: mine are at the beginning, if that makes a 
>> difference.)
>> Is epstopdf included in some package?  (I do not use texshop.)  Should I go 
>> to CTAN and get it from there?
>> Thanks in advance,
>> Arthur Snoke
>> snoke at vt.edu
> Howdy,
> I'd just go into Terminal and find out:
> which epstopdf
> should return the full path of the epstopdf perl script if it exists on your 
> system. I believe it is installed as part of the Ghostscript i-installer 
> package (or maybe the TeX i-installer package? I can't remember which!).
> I'd also install the ImageMagik package too!
> Good Luck,
> Herb Schulz
> (herbs at wideopenwest.com)
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