Take the 2-minute tour ×
TeX - LaTeX Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for users of TeX, LaTeX, ConTeXt, and related typesetting systems. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I have an EPS figure generated by Microsoft Visio with PDFCreator. I want to add this EPS figure to my document using pdflatex by declaring \usepackage{epstopdf} but the fonts in the EPS figure are not properly managed.

What's the best solution for adding EPS figures with properly embedded fonts?

share|improve this question
1  
Can you be moire specific about the problem? What output do you get, and what do you want to get? –  Ian Thompson Apr 15 '13 at 9:26
    
i mean letters in the figure are blurred ..tell me a method to add eps figure with out using conversion of eps to pdf library.. –  user29057 Apr 15 '13 at 9:38
    
Conversion to pdf should not blur the fonts. Can you make the original eps file and the pdf version available for download? –  Ian Thompson Apr 15 '13 at 9:41
1  
Welcome to TeX.SX, by the way. –  Ian Thompson Apr 15 '13 at 9:47
1  
The eps file is bitmapped, which causes the blurring effect. It's difficult to know how this happened. One possibility is that the image has been stored using jpg, gif, png or another bitmap format at some stage of your workflow. –  Ian Thompson Apr 15 '13 at 11:11

1 Answer 1

You need to export the file from Visio using a method that avoids bitmapping. I think the MetafileToEPSConverter is what you need. Note that vector graphics can be stored using either eps or pdf without distortion; the blurring effect that you are seeing probably results from the file being stored using a bitmap format (jpg, gif, png, etc.) at some stage of your workflow.

share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.