[texhax] FW: EPS figures

Senthil Kumar M senthil.debian at gmail.com
Mon Jun 6 18:57:13 CEST 2011

On Mon, Jun 6, 2011 at 7:05 AM, Veerappa Chetty <chettyvk at gmail.com> wrote:
> I also have Adobe 10. I can use that instead of Sumatra.
> Chetty
> On Mon, Jun 6, 2011 at 10:03 AM, Goebel, Juergen
> <juergen.goebel at cassidian.com> wrote:
>> Veerappa Chetty wrote:
>> > If it works, will the pdf output come on the screen by itself or
>> should
>> > I open using Sumatra or something like that?
>> Sorry, but since I don't use Sumatra I can't help you with this topic.
>> But I'm sure someone else on this list will assist you further on.
>> Cheers,
>> Juergen
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Hi Veerappa Chetty,

I think the error messages you get, are unrelated to the type of PDF
viewers (Sumatra, Acrobat Reader) you use.

It is unclear from your emails, if you are using pdflatex or latex. As
Juergen pointed out, `latex' and `pdflatex' are complementary --
latex works only with EPS and pdflatex works with most types of image
formats and with a little tweaking, with EPS as well
http://mintaka.sdsu.edu/GF/bibliog/latex/figures.html and

Also (others please correct me if I am wrong), it appears that you are
using several obsolete packages for which newer replacements are
available? (for eg., instead of \epsfigure try \includegraphics).
However, you may have your own reasons for that. A google search
reveals that you can get floatfig.sty (the reason for your error
message `file "floatfig.sty"  not found') from here:

Also, please have a look at: http://tobi.oetiker.ch/lshort/lshort.pdf



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