[texhax] 365 KB .tex file makes 5.95GB .pdf

William F Hammond hmwlfsr at yahoo.com
Wed Oct 29 18:39:59 CET 2014

William Adams <will.adams at frycomm.com> writes:

> On Oct 28, 2014, at 9:32 AM, Lars Madsen wrote:
>> just wondering here, why are you using LaTeX for this? There are surely more specialized tools for this like in the imagemagick bundle.
> I looked and couldn't find any. I'd be glad to try them, but TeX was the only option I found when I last looked.

ImageMagick's "identify" will provide the pixel size of an image.

I never understood if there is a definitive way to go from there
to, say, basis points, but in a given context I simply experiment
with a single example to find a conversion factor.

                              -- Bill

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