[pdftex] PDFTeX questions about fonts (plus .dvi vs. .pdf in PDFTeX)

Heiko Oberdiek oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de
Sun Feb 13 11:39:26 CET 2005

On Sat, Feb 12, 2005 at 07:25:13PM -0500, EvilborisNet at netscape.net wrote:

> 1. We can run PDFTeX in PDF generation mode.  This is fine, except all
>    figures are in .eps.  I can convert them using epstopdf (though I
>    have had in the past odd bounding box problems occasionally).  The
>    figures are currently inserted using epsf.tex (do not ask!).  Is
>    there a plain TeX compatible macro package for figure insertion
>    that is reasonably portable between .dvi and .pdf generation modes
>    of PDFTeX?  I managed to hobble together a way to insert the figures
>    directly using \pdfximage primitive, but that of course dies a
>    horrible when in .dvi mode.  Having separate code for the two mode
>    does not sound attractive...

\input ifpdf.sty


Alternative: graphicx.sty does also work in plain TeX with the
help of miniltx.tex.

Yours sincerely
  Heiko <oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de>

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