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How to produce EPS instead of PS using latex.exe followed by dvips?

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You are again constructing an overly long question. Moreover, I think that you use too many too large pictures (not only in this post). Please keep in mind that this is not a support center. – Hendrik Vogt Dec 29 '10 at 8:22
@Hendrik: I have modified my questions. – xport Jul 9 '11 at 14:44
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use instead the command

dvips -E  file.dvi -o temp.eps
epstool --copy --bbox temp.eps file.eps
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I cannot understand why you need eps output at all. However, I installed TeXniccenter and run an example without any problem. Your screenshot shows that you have no correct bounding box values in the eps. This often happens when dvips cannot detect correct values from the code. Running epstool can help: epstool --copy --bbox file.eps file2.eps it creates correct bounding box values. – Herbert Dec 29 '10 at 8:50
no, using the package auto-pst-pdf to create pdf images is the better way. With the option off one can supress the creating of new pdfs when they are already present. – Herbert Dec 29 '10 at 9:01
I am using pdfcrop nearly everyday and more than 5000 (!) images were created well ... – Herbert Dec 29 '10 at 9:30
auto-pst-pdf cannot detect changes in a single \pspicture. It means if the PDFs already exist, any changes in \pspicture will be ignored. – xport Jul 9 '11 at 17:43
The image is always created new! – Herbert Jul 9 '11 at 19:39

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