An exercise on the epsfig package Before you run latex on the new file, make sure that the. A figure in a separate PostScript file can be included in a LaTeX document using the epsfig package. Most mathematical/scientific graphics software allows you. The epsfig package was updated to LATEX 2ε as a stop-gap measure while the LATEX3 team ad- dressed the general problem of inserting graphics in. LATEX.
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See the example further down. I now have two questions for you:. I have even found comments on this very page that it is better to use graphicx. Hi Veeral, welcome to the board! Print this file and turn in hard copy by the end of class. An exercise on the epsfig package Copy the following text into a text editor, and choose one of the the PostScript files that you worked with last time to replace the filename in the various graphics commands.
I’ve recently read answers by you in which you vehemently tell people “do not load epsfig ” I didn’t actually know about the package until I saw you say this. I think its the change you suggested seems to be working.
No registered users and 12 guests. No, they aren’t serious.
You do not have the required permissions to view the files attached to this post. In one of them, you say that “the epsfig latex package has been obsolete for 20 years” which feels pretty ancient.
Insert a figure in LaTeX
What code do you write to include the figure? I thought it was odd that the manual said nothing about it.
Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. The logfile was produced by pdflatex, latdx cannot work only if you convert graphruin. Is it really necessary to use the ancient epsfig package?
In your experience, is it really necessary to use EPS images? It was written at same time as graphicx but it is emulating the much older latex2. If you have done all the in-class activities suggested above, and there is still time left, here are some other activities you can do. Do you get any warnings?
I thought it was weird that it wasn’t there even though the manual was layex. I think that they didn’t update the manual; requiring DVI output in seems quite bizarre. View your file by using dvips epsfig-test -o epsfig-test. To conserve disk space, you should remove the final PostScript file, and you may want to remove the other files produced by LaTeX as well, saving only the source file.
CTAN: Package epsfig
The second code snippet looks well. The only reason I asked was because when I wrote texdoc epsfig I expected to see some sort of explanation about why it shouldn’t be loaded.
Please hand in the typeset version of your document at the beginning of our next class meeting. My question is simply “are they serious about this? Then save the modified file as epsfig-test. Email Required, but never shown. Shouldn’t this recommendation be in the manual as epafig
Including *.eps figure in Latex
Sign layex or log in Sign up using Google. Thanks for clearing that up.
There is epwfig reason at all to use epsfigunless processing documents from the ‘s if the publisher really insists on it, it probably doesn’t do any harm, it’s just a silly restriction. Can you tell whether the width was adjusted before or after the rotation? Check if you used the draft option for graphicx or for your document class.
Make sure that the epsfigg golfer. Then run latex graphicx-test and use dvips to convert the resulting dvi file patex graphicx-test. The documentation for epsfig is obtained by texdoc epsfig.
Hope to get some useful tips. I am using the following code: I suggest that you keep the dimensions of the figures modest to avoid creating a huge PostScript file. But got no result in any format. When you have things working to your satisfaction, write up a LaTeX document that displays the effects that you can get with epsfig.
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