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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.

Fig 1

Fig 2

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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
Welcome to TeX.sx! Usually, we don't put a greeting or a "thank you" in our posts. While this might seem strange at first, it is not a sign of lack of politeness, but rather part of our trying to keep everything very concise. Upvoting is the preferred way here to say "thank you" to users who helped you. –  Kurt Dec 6 '12 at 18:17
@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
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closed as too localized by lockstep, Kurt, mafp, Stefan Kottwitz Apr 11 '13 at 20:58

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