[pdftex] Image transparency
wgm at cds.caltech.edu
Wed Jun 20 16:50:33 CEST 2001
On Wed, 20 Jun 2001, Prof Brian D Ripley wrote:
> This is the pdftex group, and png is the bitmapped image format that pdftex
> supports best. It does not support gif. What have `The major browsers'
> got to do with it? They do not display pdf at all!
I am suitably chastened and edified.
I use very basic pdftex with pdf figures and none of the fancy
stuff. I usually download pdf files from a browser and read them with
I watch the pdftex list because I am really trying hard to
get Adobe to work with the TeX community.
I will wait until all the patches are in place
before I try to use pdfTeX with all its bells and whistles.
In the meantime, I am having problems with png images on tug.org and
latex2thml. I thought there may be a connection with png images in pdftex
png images in latex2html, png images in browsers, and png images period,
so I wanted to know why everyone is using it.
Thank you for the explanations on the wonders of png.
Forgive the excuses, and sorry to interrupt with silly questions.
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