[pdftex] extracting figures

Joe Riel joe.riel at incep.com
Fri Jan 10 14:33:57 CET 2003

Thanks.  That more or less worked.
After selecting a postscript printer (and print to file)
another window pops up that queries for the file name.
On my NT box this window doesn't have any directory selection capability
(though an absolute path might work, I haven't test that).
The file was written to c:/temp/


> >>
> >> if you need to extract only one figure, the easiest way is to open the pdf
> >> file in acrobat reader and use to select graphics tool to select the
> >> figure, then export it as PS.
> >
> > What version of acrobat reader?
> > I use 4.0 (4.05c) on a winnt machine.
> > The graphics selection tool doesn't appear to do anything;
> > that is, I can select a portion of the page
> > (via click and drag) but then what?
> Right-click into the selected area, chose the print menu
> entry and then print to file.
> Ciao
> Andreas

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