[tex-k] epstopdf confused at eps files with two bounding box lines
alick9188 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 19 03:48:37 CEST 2018
On Wed, Apr 18, 2018 at 6:31 PM, Reinhard Kotucha
<reinhard.kotucha at web.de> wrote:
> On 2018-04-18 at 11:41:48 -0500, Tao Zhao wrote:
> > [... stuff omitted ...]
> > Why do I need to use epstopdf? Because I'm working on publishing to
> > a journal which accepts eps figures but not pdf figures. Currently
> > I walkaround the issue by converting .asy to .pdf then to .eps. But
> > I do hope the straightforward workflow .asy to .eps will work with
> > epstopdf.
> > So, can we make epstopdf smarter at detecting the right bounding box
> > of eps figures?
> As Heiko already pointed out, epstopdf works as expected if the input
> file complies with the standards.
OK, I'll file a bug report to Asymptote then.
> You could try
> asy -f pdf file.asy
> pdftops -eps file.pdf file.eps
> pdftops is part of Derek Noonburg's Xpdf distribution.
Yeah this is actually what I am doing for walkaround.
> What I don't understand is why some publishers still insist on EPS.
> This is quite strange. They are still living in the early nineties.
I'll also try write to the publisher... They should accept pdf figures.
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