[Tuglist] PDF Figure and pdfscreen.sty
Fri, 28 Jun 2002 12:05:28 +0530
Dileep writes as below of a problem that he has been facing with a PDF
figure that he wants to have inserted in a slide.
Dileep sent me the .eps and the .pdf files. I can view the PDF file
properly in acroread and gv, but when I include it in a slide I get a
photographic negative of the figure, with some distortion. Here is how I
Then I tried converting the eps file to PDF with epstopdf, which failed
with an error `Broken Pipe'.
I tried converting the eps file to PDF with the following line:
gs -q -dNOPAUSE -c quit -sOutputFile=paperfacs.pdf -sDEVICE=pdfwrite
This gave a pdf file which when included in the above TeX document gave a
slide with a cropped version of the image, which was expected because the
above line gives a US letter size PDF page.
Is it possible that a PDF file which acroread and gv can display properly
gives a distorted image when included in a slide with pdfscreen?
----- Forwarded message from Dileep Padinjarae Vengasseri <firstname.lastname@example.org> -----
Date: Thu, 27 Jun 2002 17:17:16 +0100 (BST)
From: Dileep Padinjarae Vengasseri <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: your mail
To: Manoj Kummini <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Can you just send this to TUG list? I do not have
--- Manoj Kummini <email@example.com> wrote:
> I see the photographic negative of your figure when
> I include it in a
> slide. Thinking that the file is non-standard PDF, I
> tried viewing it in
> gv, and I got a decent picture. Why do you not write
> to TUG.
> On Fri, Jun 21, 2002 at 10:11:03PM +0100, Dileep
> Padinjarae Vengasseri wrote:
> > Just check the attached pdf file. I can see this
> > nicely in acroread. But when I am inserting in the
> > slide it is not viewable.
> > The only difference between this pdf and the
> > that I am using is that the .eps of this file was
> > generated by gimp. Then I used epstopdf
> > When I open this pdf in acrobat it opens at very
> > magnifiation (all the other pdfs open with in the
> > screen). Just try this once and let me know. I
> > the .jpg of this file; but I want to know why is
> > happening like this.
----- End forwarded message -----
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