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I'm importing .eps in LaTeX. I want to resize image to fit my purposes. I want to do that only by one scale, X or Y (disproportional). The problem is that labels (font and size) become distorted.

Is there some way to change one scale (e.g. width) and to keep labels as they in original?

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This is a nasty issue in my opinion. If you have your figure in a vector drawing software then together with the \psfrag command, you can work on the fonts in your LaTeX code itself. – yCalleecharan Nov 30 '11 at 6:37

No matter which way you scale, the fonts etc. used in the image will also be affected by that scaling. Here is an example, substitute your own image


I used this metapost code, and ran it through mptopdf

label(btex "This is some text" etex, origin);
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Thanks. It seems that I will have to work on the .eps file, instead of LaTex. – ufffffff Sep 19 '11 at 14:11

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