[OS X TeX] eps -> pdf conversion

Alan Litchfield alan at alphabyte.co.nz
Fri Sep 11 01:24:19 CEST 2015

Thanks Herb

On the issue of outlining typefaces in Illustrator, it's not necessary 
in a case like this unless Greg wants to output to a device that does 
not have the fonts installed, such as a CNC machine.

Easily achieved if required.


On 11/09/15 11:13 am, Herb Schulz wrote:
>> On Sep 10, 2015, at 5:51 PM, Alan Litchfield <alan at alphabyte.co.nz> wrote:
>> When you save as eps from Illustrator, are you saving with the fonts you want embedded?
>> Are you using the package epstopdf?
>> \usepackage[pdftex]{graphicx}
>> \usepackage{epstopdf}
>> I assume you want to use CM to keep your typefaces consistent. Apparently ttf are available here: http://sourceforge.net/projects/cm-unicode/
>> Couple of immediate thoughts.
>> Alan
> Howdy,
> I seem to remember that the characters have to be converted to outlines but don't remember how one dies that.
> A couple of comments about the commands given above: first, there is no need to use the [pdftex] option to the graphicx package dine it auto detects that; second, no need to load the epstopdf package since the graphicx package loads that.
> Good Luck,
> Herb Schulz
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