[pdftex] epstopdf

Angus Lees gus at switchonline.com.au
Wed Aug 29 10:56:57 CEST 2001

On Wed, Aug 29, 2001 at 12:05:01AM +0200, Ulrich Schneider wrote:
> This is not a question, but maybe a hint for anybody who
> wants to use Metapost with pdftex in the future.
> Normally Metapost produces eps output and to use this with
> pdftex, you have to convert them into pdf-files with
> epstopdf. 
> If you have labeled some objects in the picture with
> Metafont,  epstopdf won`t work.
> But there is a very easy solution. You just have to type
> \convertMPtoPDF{picture.1}{1}{1}
> to include your Metapost-picture into pdflatex.
> (picture.1 is the product of mpost picture.mp)
> So there`s no need to convert the pics with mptopdf ore
> something.

and if you rename the metapost output to .mps, graphics.sty will do
that conversion for you.

 - Gus

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