[texhax] arbitrary page size question

Lars Madsen daleif at imf.au.dk
Fri Feb 10 18:15:14 CET 2006

> Using xfig, I produce an eps figure which I then run through latex/psfrag for 
> labelling.
> I'd like to have the latex paper size be as close to the bounding box of the 
> figure so that i have a standalone graphic, which I can then use in various 
> ways.
> I've tried using the geometry package to change the papersize and margins, 
> but I think there are other constraints which prevent this package for 
> letting me do what I want to do.
> Kind Regards,
> m


% your psfrag stuff and figure here

then do

latex fil.tex

dvips -E -o file.eps file.dvi

then the original pagesize doesn't matter


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