[texhax] Query about loading images into LaTeX
leingang at math.harvard.edu
Tue Dec 25 21:00:55 CET 2007
On Dec 24, 2007, at 2:12 PM, Pierre MacKay wrote:
> I recently passed 164 wretched black-and-white scans, which were
> supplied to me at just over 200 DPI resolution through the GIMP. I'm
> glad the job is over, but I was able to run the resolution from 200
> all the way up to 1200 (a preferred resolution for black-and-white
> art, even though it is overkill for most halftones). The EPS end
> product can be scaled with Tom Rokicki's epsf.
Have you used potrace? I use it to convert bitmaps and scans to
vector graphics. It exports EPS, PDF, SVG, xfig, and a few others.
It's very quick, too.
I guess it does no interpolation, however. But it works for what I
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