I have a vector grahpics file. Could someone please help me embed a image into my LaTeX document ? I have no clue.
There are several vector graphics format in use these days by vector graphics packages, the most common ones being
The historical format for vector graphics in TeX is
Most graphics packages will allow you to export as eps or pdf so you can choose at the time which format you want. Alternatively, you can easily convert from one format to the other with command line tools such as
As for which format is better, this is open for debate,
I guess you may want to export the graphics to the EPS format. EPS is fully supported by TEX in the figure environment. You'll need this in preamble:
Then the figures are added as shown below: