[pdftex] Better {picture} environment drawing with pdflatex? (eepic-like)

Kester Clegg kester at cs.york.ac.uk
Sun Jun 1 17:13:37 CEST 2003

Willemijn Vermaat <vermaat at let.uu.nl> writes:


> I am looking for a way to produce good-quality diagrams in pdflatex,
> using the {picture} environment.  When I use plain latex and convert
> to PostScript, I can use the style eepic.sty, which redefines the
> line-drawing commands of the {picture} environment to use PostScript
> specials (TPIC specials, I believe).  But the specials are not
> compatible with pdflatex, so I need something that achieves the same
> effect in pdflatex.

Perhaps it's possible to use pdftricks?

Kester Clegg 			Dept. of Computer Science,
Research Associate (UTC)	University of York, UK

Tel (01904) 43 27 49		email: kester at cs.york.ac.uk

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