[Tugindia] MikTeX/graphics

S. venkataraman svenkat at ignou.ac.in
Thu Jun 5 12:37:42 CEST 2008

I do not know about this in Miktex.  But, if you do not mind
doing some tweaking, you can use vtex, linux version
which is free to download and can be used for non-commercial
purposes. It allows you to include both .eps and .jpg files.  It
produces only PDF out put.
S, Venkataraman.
On Thu, Jun 5, 2008 at 12:49 PM, Nina Mazumdar <nina.mazumdar at gmail.com>

> On Thu, Jun 5, 2008 at 6:27 AM, Kapil Hari Paranjape <kapil at imsc.res.in>
> wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > On Wed, 04 Jun 2008, Nina Mazumdar wrote:
> >> Hitherto, I believed that TeX compiler in dvi output mode can accept
> >> graphics in *.eps format and in pdf output mode can accept graphics
> >> files in *.jpg, *.png, *.pdf or metapost formats.
> >
> > I think someone mentioned "epstopdf.sty" on this list about a month
> > ago. Using that package will allow the use of eps files with
> > pdflatex. You need to enable shell-escapes.
> True.  That is not off-the-shelf usage of *.eps graphics with
> pdfLaTeX. epstopdf package converts the *.eps graphics into *.pdf
> dynamically and places into the document.  But, my friend claimed that
> in dvi output mode (ie, with LaTeX), she can use *.eps and *.jpg
> graphics in the same document without the help of any external
> packages other than usual graphicx.sty in MikTeX and that the
> resulting *.dvi will have both the graphics correctly placed.  I would
> be delighted to get user confirmation of this claim which would help
> me greatly to correct myself.
> Happy TeXing and best regards
> --
> Nina
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