[OS X TeX] extrange error
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Mon Feb 8 01:24:58 CET 2010
I´m totally Agree with you Alan!!,
Work with Corel is not the best choice.... but is the choice of my actual
Lab.... I must to learn Ilustrator.
"Ouch. If it had been known that you are using raster images and not vector
art most responses will have been different. Corel Draw images, in my
experience, include data that processors such as Ghostscript do not like.
These are proprietary postscript code that enables such things as multiple
pages within the eps file."
In otheer hand, fortunately I didn't have problems with the .eps conversion
with corel v.11.
"Now, I am going to assume your images are not in colour and that they use
an RGB colour space. First thing to do is to take them into an image editing
program such as Photoshop and convert the eps images to greyscale. This will
remove up to two thirds of the image payload. If they are colour however,
then leave them as is. Set your print resolution at this this point too."
The mimages that I imported to Corel are in grey scale I mange them with
Photoshop. When Iimport a figure to the .eps with corel it is possible to
choose Grey scale 8 bits and CMYK (to print) at least in version 11 if I
don´t have a mistake.
"Herb has suggested an easy route or you can use Preview, or you can open
the files in a program, select File>Print and from the print dialog select
Save As PDF."
I thought that this way made a output with lower resolution .pdf in
comparition with distiller... I'll Take it in account!!! :)
The problem with the bit maps is that depending on the extension if you open
and save the file in other extension you are lossing resolution in each
I'll work with PDF's and pdftex... that in other hand is faster than DVI+TEX
On 7 February 2010 20:26, Alan T Litchfield <alan at alphabyte.co.nz> wrote:
> You have made a rod for your back.
> On 8/02/2010, at 4:35 AM, Sr Sur wrote:
>> "how many eps figures you have, if they change rapidly and if there are
>> other kinds of figures (e.g., pdf or jpg) you need to include"
>> in fact I have my figures in .cdr (Corel Draw for MAC, I started to do the
>> figures in a PC, because in my lab people use to work with windows). And
>> people who show me the first steps in LaTeX (Physicists) normally use to
>> work with .ps .eps images. Then from Corel Draw you can obtain your .eps
>> directly from your selection in Corel, and when you compiles the images are
>> with High resolution (300 ppi, in the .eps conversion).
>> My Thesis report have about 60 big images (the eps around 30-50 MB).
> Ouch. If it had been known that you are using raster images and not vector
> art most responses will have been different. Corel Draw images, in my
> experience, include data that processors such as Ghostscript do not like.
> These are proprietary postscript code that enables such things as multiple
> pages within the eps file.
> Now, I am going to assume your images are not in colour and that they use
> an RGB colour space. First thing to do is to take them into an image editing
> program such as Photoshop and convert the eps images to greyscale. This will
> remove up to two thirds of the image payload. If they are colour however,
> then leave them as is. Set your print resolution at this this point too.
> From Photoshop (or your favourite image processor) you can save them as
> tiff image files but *do not* use LZW compression. Convert the images to pdf
> from there. You are not looking at a large number of files so it will not
> take long.
>> "Unless you have any specific reason to keep the EPS files I would advise
>> converting them to PDF."
>> so... perhaps is better to convert my EPS to PDF. one reason is the weight
>> of the images.
>> but with .eps the resolution is really good
> pdf compression is potentially better higher than most eps compression.
>> Which is the best way to convert my images to .pdf out of LaTeX?? from
>> .eps to .pdf ? with acrobat distiller?.
> Herb has suggested an easy route or you can use Preview, or you can open
> the files in a program, select File>Print and from the print dialog select
> Save As PDF.
>> I use Big-sized Images due to the Nature of my results. The figures are
>> compositions of Electron micrsocopy and Atomic force microscopy images,
>> some times is better to have large images to see better the structure I want
>> to show... The over sized pages is a good Idea!!! but if I've to print is
>> difficult to put it as a report...
> Unless you print the oversize pages on oversize paper and bind them
> together when all are printed ;)
>> I've been playing with the pdftex script and my file.. And, the work with
>> the out put is slower (I mean, to move it or make a zoom---) than the
>> TEX+DVI way when I see it with texshop... is it normal?.
> Probably has more to do with the eps images.
> Alan T Litchfield
> PO Box 141, Auckland, 1140
> New Zealand
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Atte: Sr. Sur
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