[pdftex] eps files

Heiko Oberdiek oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de
Tue Nov 3 14:37:20 CET 2009

On Tue, Nov 03, 2009 at 12:13:07PM +0000, sam tygier wrote:

> so basically pdflatex does no format conversion, and so can only embed the 
> files that pdf accepts natively.
> i wouldn't suggest that the conversion code would live inside tex/pdftex. 
> it would make more sense for it to automatically call an external program.

See package `epstopdf' that calls an external program to convert
EPS to PDF, but it can also be used to configure other conversions
as well.

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

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