[Tugindia] Re:EPS files

CV Radhakrishnan cvr at river-valley.org
Thu Oct 28 13:11:38 CEST 2004

On Thu, October 28, 2004 4:25 pm, Stefan Scriba said:
> Dear Kevin and Radhakrishnan
>> When I add to a tex file, upon running, some pages go
>> missing, or when compiling the graphic does not scale.
> I might be wrong, but what this sounds like is that the image was
> converted by printing it with a generic postscript printer. The reason
> why the image is not scaling is that its bounding box is currently the
> size of the whole page, i.e. A4 paper or letter paper. The trick to
> solve this problem is to open it with Ghost View and then convert with
> the pswrite process. This will calculate and save the bounding box to
> the size of the image, which should now readily scale in your tex/latex
> document.

In that case you can make use of ps2epsi or ps2eps to recalculate bounding
box and create the eps file.  I would recommend ps2eps (a perl script that
calls gs; available at CTAN) which does the job impressively.


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