# Generated PDF is blank when using epstopdf [closed]

I'm writing a TeX document in which graphics are converted from `.eps` to `.pdf` using `epstopdf`.

For the most part, everything works fine, but for two of the figures, the pdf that is generated from the eps file (i.e. `figure-eps-converted-to.pdf`) is completely blank.

The result is a normal document but with a blank image in place of these two graphics.

EDIT: The figures were both created in MatLab, before subsequent editing in Adobe Illustrator.

Does anyone know of an element of the package `epstopdf` that would stop it from properly converting my `.eps` file? The TeX code to include these graphics is exactly the same as for the those that work fine.

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## closed as too localized by lockstep, Kurt, mafp, Stefan Kottwitz♦Apr 11 '13 at 20:58

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Welcome to TeX.sx! Can you provide us with access to the two figures that are giving a problem? – Andrew Swann Dec 6 '12 at 18:16
@AndrewSwann I'd be happy to provide the figures, is there someway I can upload the .eps files? – GMacGilchrist Dec 6 '12 at 18:21
Sure, see meta.tex.stackexchange.com/q/2136/15925 and note the proceedure for those who do not have sufficient reputation yet. – Andrew Swann Dec 6 '12 at 18:25
@AndrewSwann Thanks, uploaded now. – GMacGilchrist Dec 6 '12 at 18:34
@GMacGilchrist --- Unfortunately the image upload on this site uses the `png` format, which means that the information we need in order to help you is lost. If you can make the `eps` file available for download somewhere, you can add a link to your question. Incidentally, my money is on Illustrator as the culprit. It is the work of Satan. – Ian Thompson Dec 6 '12 at 19:37