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An exercise on the epsfig package Before you run latex on the new file, make sure that the. 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. 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.

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I suggest that you keep the dimensions of the figures modest to avoid creating a huge PostScript file. Before you run latex on the new file, make sure that the PostScript files that you want to use have been moved to the same directory. As for whether you need to use EPS, that depends on the publisher, often they have specific requirements for their production systems that are not obvious when you just look at the author submission form.

I’ve recently read answers by you in which you vehemently tell people “do not load epsfig ” I didn’t epsfiy know about the package until I saw you say this.

The documentation for epsfig is obtained by texdoc epsfig. I usually use the pdfLaTeX compiler for my writing as it most directly gives me what I want. David Carlisle k 38 I now have two questions for you:.

Including Figures in a LaTeX document

Since you may want to do similar work on another system, which may use a different driver for converting dvi files, we will also look at the package called graphicx and at the package called epsfig. Epfsig in Space 1 5 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.


I think that they didn’t update the manual; requiring DVI output in ltex quite bizarre. Then save the modified file as epsfig-test. See the example further down.

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Please hand in the typeset version of your document at the beginning of our next class meeting. Is it really necessary to use the spsfig epsfig package? Homework for after class Of course, you may start on the homework during class if you have time.

LaTeX Lesson 7 –Graphics in LaTeX

Thanks for clearing that up. I now have two questions for you: By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. Email Required, but never shown. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. I have even found comments on this very page that it is better to use graphicx.

Preferably the images should be enclosed as PostScript files — best as EPS data using the epsfig package. 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. 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.


Make sure that the file golfer. Post Your Answer Discard By epstig “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie lateand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

It was written at same time as graphicx but it is emulating the much older latex2. Post as a guest Name. View your file by using dvips epsfig-test -o epsfig-test.

Then run latex graphicx-test and use dvips to convert the resulting dvi file to graphicx-test. When you have things working to your satisfaction, write up a LaTeX document that displays the latrx that you can get with epsfig. Open a terminal window and a text editor, and then use patex mouse to copy the following LaTeX source code into your editor. So if you are not needing that emulation, don’t use it! There is epsfog 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.

Sign up using Email and Password. 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.