[OzTeX] dvips choking on Illustrator eps files
andrew at trevorrow.com
Fri Jan 11 00:29:36 CET 2008
Ken Pierce wrote:
> The version of dvips that OzTex calls (5.86d) doesn't cope well with malformed eps files generated by Illustrator CS3. It stops with
> ! expected to see %%EndBinary at end of data
> See e.g. http://www.adobeforums.com/webx/.3c05955a for a description of the problem.
> My later versions of dvips (5.96) does better, struggling through the offending eps.
> Is there a way to substitute the newer version of dvips for OzTeX to use? Or must I add my own dvips call to the tools menu?
The latter is the only solution. You could use the existing dvi2pdf
command if you want to generate a pdf file, or if you want to print
the dvips output then call "lpr %b.ps" after running dvips.
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