[XeTeX] How does xetex handle non-native image filessuch as eps?

Ulrike Fischer news2 at nililand.de
Fri Oct 24 11:05:21 CEST 2008

Am Fri, 24 Oct 2008 10:57:42 +0200 schrieb Peter Dyballa:

>> Are you sure about this?
> Yes. Jonathan Kew once mentioned that XeTeX does not need external  
> programmes to determine the size of the included graphics file.

This is only true for the graphics formats like e.g. jpg for which XeTeX
has a library. But Yuan Qi was asking about exotic graphic formats
which XeTeX doesn't handle natively. (I don't know which formats xetex
doesn't handle but I'm quite certain that such formats exist). 

Ulrike Fischer 

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