{eps} is about using files in the Encapsulated PostScript format with TeX.

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Why can't pdflatex print EPS figures?

The images in my paper are in EPS format. If I execute pdflatex to get a PDF version of my paper, the figures won't appear. I have to typeset using the latex command, and then convert the DVI file to ...
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Which graphics formats can be included in documents processed by latex or pdflatex?

There several types of graphics files. In no particular order .jpeg .eps .pdf .png .tif .jif (and no doubt others). Some work with latex, dvips and some work with pdflatex. How am I supposed to know ...
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Which figure type to use: pdf or eps?

Both are vector graphics (typically) and both can be imported painlessly into a pdflatex document (so let's say we ignore dvi for this question). What are the advantages and disadvantages of each? ...
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How to convert PDF to EPS?

I can't find a tool to convert PDF to EPS, neither in MikTeX nor in TeXLive. Is there such a tool actually? Update: Based on Herbert's accepted answer, I simplify his batch as follows: #!/bin/sh ...
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What are good ways to convert EPS to PDF?

I'd like to try to use pdfLaTeX to generate PDFs but my images are all in EPS. I would also like for the images to remain scalable. I have tried using ImageMagik's convert: convert file.eps ...
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eps figures with pdflatex

In a recent discussion on this site I learned that using \usepackage[pdf]{pstricks} makes it possible to run pdflatex on files containing eps and pstricks files (and psfrag usage as well). Now a ...
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Problem with a very heavy EPS image - scatter plot too heavy as EPS

Using Stata, I produced a scatter plot of some variables. I saved the image as an EPS file. There are around a 1000 dots in the scatter plot - and this makes the EPS file to be 26MB. I need to use ...
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PDF image files and `htlatex`

When eps files are provided, htlatex from tex4ht automatically converts to png files so that graphic files can be shown in the final html output. However, I use most of the time the pdf graphic file ...
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Cannot determine size of graphic in * (no BoundingBox)

I use convert filename.gif filename.eps to produce EPS from images before include them into TeX document, and get error: ! LaTeX Error: Cannot determine size of graphic in filename.eps (no ...
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Latex error. Unknown graphics extension: eps [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I encountered an 'errorUnknown graphics extension: .eps.' I have the error like in the title. I found some pages on the web with a solution to this problem. They ...
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How to include eps files in Plain TeX?

The title stands for itself. If it is not possible, how does LaTeX import an EPS file using \includegraphics?
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How to smoothen an Asymptote plot

I tried to plot this function and export it as .eps file but the plot does not look smooth at all I'm absolute beginner at this tool, Is it a number of samples problem or what?
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Using pgfplot externalize with .eps output

I'm trying use to use pgfplot's externalization feature b/c I've got many large plots that I don't want to regenerate every time I typeset my thesis. Other components of my thesis require compile via ...
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Changing color in an eps file from within LaTeX

We have an EPS file with a logo in one color. Is it possible to somehow manipulate this color from within LaTeX? We need this logo in different colors for different series of one imprint. Edit: ...
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TeXLive 2011: pdfLaTeX does not convert eps to pdf for eps files in subdirectories

As from 2010, TexLive has been converting .eps files directly to pdf file if the compilation is done with PDFLaTeX. Thus a file named coilsans.eps will be automatically be converted to a file named ...
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Equivalent of bounding box when compile with pdflatex

I'm having an issue inserting a .pdf image into my .tex file (an .eps works fine). A description of my problem is below. When I insert an .eps figure by doing: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} ...
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TikZ externalize → pdf → eps → Word import = ☠

I have a series of TikZ figures which I need to include in Word document (conference requiring Word submissions). Allowed format as EPS and TIFF. The figures are obviously vector graphics; they are ...
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Is it possible to have pictures in .pdf and .eps in LaTeX?

I am a beginner in LaTeX and I want know if there is a way to have 2 images of different types in LaTeX: \documentclass[a4paper,openright,12pt]{report} \usepackage[spanish]{babel} % espanol ...
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tex4ht, html output: increase eps image resolution without affecting math images size

I have the following MWE: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \begin{document} Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, \(k_\delta=\frac{3 ...
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eps-converted-to.pdf not found

I was trying to include a figure in LuaLatex, but got an error message of !Package pdftex.def Error: File 'test-eps-converted-to.pdf' not found. The same code run in pdfLaTex+MakeIndex+bibTex. ...
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Insert eps graphics with graphicx (file not found)

When I run Andrew Robert's import.tex in MikTeX I get an error message saying that the image file is not found: ! LaTeX Error: File `chick' not found. See the LaTeX manual or LaTeX Companion for ...
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I encountered an 'errorUnknown graphics extension: .eps.'

I tried to load an .eps picture, but an error occured, 'errorUnknown graphics extension: .eps.'. Please help me!
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Figures in Latex: TikZ vs. eps

I usually use TikZ to generate graphics in LaTeX, but a new coauthor suggested to use Inkscape and EPS files for our graphics. He thinks that we should avoid using additional packages. I never thought ...
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How to insert a graphic/figure into LaTeX from Word?

I am trying to include a figure into LaTeX from a paper originally created using MS Word. I have already converted all the text/equations into LaTeX but I can't figure out how to get the figures over ...
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Using negative coordinates in EPS file with XeLaTeX

I've run into inconsistent behavior with XeLaTeX and EPS files with negative coordinates. The wrapping block for the figure is calculated correctly; however, the content of the figure is misplaced ...
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Converting PDF to EPS results in low resolution rasterization

I have a problem with image converting for scientific manuscript. I have been using gnuplot to make graphs, using TikZ terminal, and finally generating the figure as a PDF with LaTeX. It results in a ...
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How do I include eps files using XeLaTeX?

According to everything I can find on Google, eps files in xelatex should work out-of-the-box. But that's not what I'm seeing (using TeX Live 2010 on Arch Linux). Consider the following simple input: ...
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.eps file generated by matlab not centered correctly

Everything is all right before I updated all my MiKTeX package to latest version. But after that, I find that all .eps file generated by Matlab cannot be shown correctly. For example. I use Matlab to ...
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Why does LaTeX not embed imported EPS images into the DVI file?

Experiment: Compiling a file, having PSTricks code inside, in LaTeX (latex.exe), results in a self-contained DVI, where this PSTricks code is embedded. But if the file has EPS images, the resulting ...
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“shell escape” is not enabled - chemscheme/chemstyle

I am having issues with -shell-escape. I do not know really what this is, and how to apply it. Furthermore, I have read elsewhere that I is possibly dangerous to summon this command. Any help would be ...
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Problem to include EPS file with file name containing “#”

I have problem including EPS in LaTeX document. I am using latex->dvips->ps2pdf workflow to compile LaTeX document file. Error is thrown as Illegal parameter number in definition The EPS file ...
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Paper size with geometry in memoir: LaTeX vs PDFLaTeX

I have been searching for an answer to my problem, but my search did not yield any topics with the same problem, so hereby my question: I have created a document with the memoir package. The stocksize ...
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XeLaTeX/xdvipdfmx or the driver bug with eps images

It seems that xelatex has problems including eps images; please see the below example; eps image can be download from LaTeX Graphics companion examples on CTAN. \documentclass{article} ...
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Is there a way to change styles in imported EPS files?

I know how to replace simple textual tags in imported EPS files using psfrag; but to ensure a consistent appearance for graphics in my documents, I would like to also be able to make substitutions to ...
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How to define a new temporary label, with a separate counter, using chemnum?

Is there a way, using chemnum, to create a different type of TMP-label in .eps files which can then be replaced in the text with a separate label/numbering? For example, I have many chemdraws which ...
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Export eps figures modified by psfrag

I am not an expert on figure exports and, although I have been searching around quite a lot, I can't find the answer to my problem. During the writing of a journal article, I had the idea of using ...
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Convert eps images to b/w

In Windows XP, I would like to convert a coloured .eps to black and white. If, instead of converting the .eps, I could do it for the resulting .dvi document which contains the .eps I would still be ...
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Avoid eps to png conversion using mk4ht oolatex

I have a big set of eps images and I need to place them into an OpenOffice (odt) document. I wrote a simple script that creates a tex file containing these eps images and now I'm trying to convert it ...
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How to use \graphicspath + epstopdf

Background: I am using MiKTeK and TeXnicCenter. Since I am using Windows, I have to deal with folders whose names have spaces, such as C:/Documents and Settings/... and I use ...
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Epstopdf does not compile *.eps

I work in WinEdt + MikTex 2.8 and mostly compile the source through PdfTexify. In order to compile eps figures in this mode I used the package epstopdf, but recently it stopped working. This is quite ...
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How to reduce the size of an .eps file?

I know that this issue is not LATEX, but I think that it´s usefull for me and for others, because .eps is very used with latex. I have 15 .eps files of 4 MB, and I note that it´s a little heavy to ...
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How is cropping for EPS-files done in XeLaTeX?

When trying to crop an EPS-figure with trim=<left> <bottom> <right> <top>, clip, ... it results in strange behavior. Please find a MWE and a image of the result below. It ...
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How to save a figure produced by tikz save/export as EPS file

I use MiKTeX 2.9 and tikz package and use TeXworks to make simple figures, these are saved in pdf file by pdfLaTeX. I wish to have them as EPS file. I read here: Export eps figures from TikZ I use a ...
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Tagging for PSFrag

What programs do people use to put their tags on ready to be replaced by psfrag? I've tried inkscape but if I write in the text "hello" say with inkscape then export as eps PSfrag doesn't seem to ...
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Convert a picture or figure to EPS or PDF file

In my document I'm embedding figures using the following code: \begin{figure}[!t] \centering \def\svgwidth{1.2\columnwidth} \resizebox{\columnwidth}{!}{ \endlinechar=255\relax ...
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PS file is not well included using latex->dvips chain

I'm trying to include given PostScript files in my document. However, I'm not really successful using the latex -> dvips chain as the image is not well included: However, the same file works ...
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\multicolumn error in texmaker

The code below gives me the following error: ! Paragraph ended before \multicolumn was complete. I tried several times but I cannot find what I did wrong. The exact same table works perfectly fine ...
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How do I add only arrowheads to an EPS gnuplot figure?

As part of a diagram I want to add arrowheads indicating direction, but don't want the lines that normally come with them. Creating a very short line with an arrowhead is acceptable and works in ...
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Font issue when including EPS from Metapost into XeLaTeX

I've run into strange problems with fonts in figures included in XeLaTeX document. I have figures generated from Metapost sources with rotated math labels. When I include resulting EPS into document ...
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What is the best way to include eps files in large documents?

I am updating an old LaTeX file from the university where I work, which over the past ten years has been partly edited and contributed to by several people, using different methods to include eps ...