[pdftex] how to include excell graphs in pdfTeX

Siep Kroonenberg siepo at cybercomm.nl
Tue Jul 6 16:15:40 CEST 2004

On Tue, Jul 06, 2004 at 09:59:26AM -0300, Marcio Froelich Friedrich wrote:
> Good morning/evening,
> I need to include a lot of excell graphs in my latex document. Until now, I have done printscreen and pasted it in an image editor to save as .png.
> Of course I loose a lot of quality doing this. I tried saving the graphs as .pdf files using OpenOfice, but then the graphs have texts messed up when included in the latex file.
> Could anyone tell me a better way?
> Thank you,
> Márcio F. Friedrich

Wmf2eps works pretty well. Copy in Office the graph to the
clipboard, let wmf2eps first write the contents of the clipboard to
file, and then convert it to eps. Go from eps to pdf with e.g.
epstopdf or the Distiller.

Siep Kroonenberg

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