Andrew Perrin on Fri, 27 Apr 2001 12:02:30 -0400

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[PLUG] Re: using Xfig with LaTeX

Indeed, I misunderstood your question. But fig2dev should work fine. I
tried using mpage -2 on my dissertation and also got screwy results with
eps written by xfig; but everything worked fine with psnup:

psnup -2


Andrew J Perrin - Ph.D. Candidate, UC Berkeley, Dept. of Sociology  
(Soon: Asst Professor of Sociology, U of North Carolina, Chapel Hill) -

On Thu, 26 Apr 2001, MaD dUCK wrote:

> thank you all for your responses. considering that every single email
> i received suggested to export .eps from Xfig and then to use \epsfig,
> i must have not made myself clear enough...
> (a) i need a batch method to convert. but anyway, fig2dev is what's
> used by Xfig anyway, which is what i have been doing from my Makefile
> (b) epsfig screwed the pictures so that mpage would corrupt the .ps
> file as soon as i'd try to mpage -2 it.
> anyway, i solved the problem myself - it is the extraneous .ps
> comments in the file, which i got rid by running dvips -K instead. now
> it works. and now, mysteriously, latex2html works too.
> > If you want to publish on the web, I would see if you could use a .pdf
> > file instead. I think there is software to turn TeX to pdf, not sure
> > about LaTex.  I think there is commercial software to turn .ps to pdf.
> > I had problems with latex2html on complex documents.
> of course there is:
> latex file && dvips -o - file | ps2pdf - file.pdf
> > also sprach root (on Wed, 25 Apr 2001 08:08:44AM -0700):
> and whoever posted this from, i would strongly suggest
> *not* reading your email as root!
> martin;              (greetings from the heart of the sun.)
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