[texhax] Including tiff figures in LaTeX
karl at freefriends.org
Thu Jul 1 17:51:51 CEST 2004
Is there some way to enjoy
both the resources of pdflatex *and* pstricks?
Fundamentally, no. pstricks requires full PostScript, which is
precisely what PDF was designed to avoid.
One workaround is pdftricks (see CTAN), it requires allowing subprocess
execution in the TeX configuration.
See also the purifyeps package. I haven't looked at that.
You may find these to be interesting reading:
As well as various other results from googling pdflatex pstricks .
P.S. Robin, you may want to enhance the FAQ entry on this subject with
some of the info from the above page.
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