[OS X TeX] Alternative Method of Labeling Figures with Illustrator

William Adams will.adams at frycomm.com
Mon Jun 26 19:36:36 CEST 2006

On Jun 26, 2006, at 1:24 PM, Jung-Tsung Shen wrote:

> There actually is one situation that this method is appealing: when
> you have a very complicated figure and that your computer is not that
> powerful.
> I encountered this situation myself not too long ago. I have a figure
> generated by Mathematica. The size of the EPS was 12 MB. Even though I
> managed to have it shrunk to ~3MB, it was still very difficult to
> manage for my poor PowerBook. Each time it spent a long long time to
> draw the results on my screen when processed. This new method however
> has one less step and indeed saved me some time (whether my time was
> meaningful or not is out of the question. :P )

I dunno, when I left my previous job I was still taking graphics home  
to my NeXT Cube ('040 33MHz 56MB RAM) to label them in Altsys  
Virtuoso using TeXview.app's TeX eq -> eps Service.


William Adams
senior graphic designer
Fry Communications

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