[texhax] figures point by point

Uwe Lueck uwe.lueck at web.de
Thu May 7 08:45:57 CEST 2009

I wondered whether it isn't much more basic. I guessed "figures point by point" means "bit map images", and they can be dedected by file extensions ".bmp". Moreover, you can sort files by size in the basic file list window of your OS, to see the largest ones on top of the list. -- HTH, Uwe. 

Tom Schneider <toms at ncifcrf.gov> schrieb am 16.04.2009 11:46:36:
> Mohamed:
> > >>I am a LaTeX user then when I compile my file and displaying the dvi some
> > >>figures take many resources and much memory for display and I would like to
> > >>know if there is a technical and automatical way to detect theme before ?
> > What I would like exactely is a technical way to detect theme before the 
> > use in LaTeX and to correct theme by Photoshop.
> Seems to me that perhaps what you want is a script.  On the Mac or
> Linux one could write a csh (or tcsh or bash or sh or probably better
> yet perl) script to detect the size of your files.  (On windows one
> can do things like this under cygwin.)  Rather than calling photoshop,
> the script would call a program that would automatically manipulate
> the images (always keeping a backup and working with a copy
> probably!).  Imagemagick (just google that) is a set of programs that
> is great for that and within imagemagick is the powerful 'convert'
> program that could be used to adjust the image.
> At this point I write scripts to do almost everything and only rarely
> use a program like photoshop.  The reason is that it allows me to
> repeat the manipulations and to have a precise record of what I did.
> Tom
>   Dr. Thomas D. Schneider
>   National Institutes of Health
>   National Cancer Institute
>   Center for Cancer Research Nanobiology Program
>   Molecular Information Theory Group
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