An exercise on the epsfig package Before you run latex on the new file, make sure that the. The epsfig package was updated to LATEX 2ε as a stop-gap measure while the LATEX3 team ad- dressed the general problem of inserting graphics in. LATEX. A figure in a separate PostScript file can be included in a LaTeX document using the epsfig package. Most mathematical/scientific graphics software allows you.

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I’ve recently patex answers by you in which you vehemently tell people “do not load epsfig ” I didn’t actually know about the package until I saw you say this. An exercise on the epsfig package Copy the following text into a text editor, and choose one of the the PostScript files that you worked with last time to replace the filename in the various graphics commands. So if you are not needing that emulation, don’t use it!

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The only reason I asked was because when I wrote texdoc epsfig I expected to lwtex some sort of explanation about why it shouldn’t be loaded. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. I now have two questions for you:.

Elements in Space 1 5 My question is simply “are they serious about this? Post as a guest Name. I thought it was weird that it wasn’t there even though the manual was recent.

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Using epsfig in lncs guidelines Ask Question. I thought it was odd that the manual said nothing about it. I now have two questions for you: Since you may want to do similar work on another system, which may use a different driver for converting dvi epsfit, we will also look at the package epsfug graphicx and at the package called epsfig. Sign up or epwfig in Sign up using Google. Preferably the images should be enclosed as PostScript files — best as EPS data using the epsfig package.


There is no reason at all to use epsfigunless processing documents from the ‘s if the publisher really insists on it, it probably doesn’t do any harm, it’s lafex a silly restriction.

No, they aren’t serious. Then save the modified file as epsfig-test. In your experience, is it really necessary to use EPS images?

You eepsfig have at least three included epefig. Sign up using Email and Password. Print this file and turn in hard copy by the end of class. To conserve disk space, you should remove the final PostScript file, and you may want to remove the other files produced by LaTeX as well, saving only the source file. Sign up using Facebook. When you have things working to your satisfaction, write up a LaTeX document that displays the effects that you can get with epsfig.

If you have done all the in-class activities suggested above, and there is still time left, here are some other activities you can do. Thanks for clearing that up. David Carlisle k 38 I think that they didn’t update the manual; requiring DVI output in seems quite bizarre.

Here is an example. In one of them, you say that “the epsfig latex package has been obsolete for 20 years” which feels pretty ancient. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and lafex policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. See the example further down.


Including plt figures in a LATEX document

I suggest that you keep the dimensions of the figures modest to avoid creating a huge PostScript rpsfig. Before you run latex on the new file, make sure that the PostScript files that you want to use have been moved to the same directory. Is it really necessary to use the ancient epsfig package? I have even found comments on this very page that it is better to use graphicx. I lxtex use the pdfLaTeX compiler for my writing as it most directly gives me what I want.

Including Figures in a LaTeX document

Open a terminal window and a text editor, and then use your mouse to copy the following LaTeX source code into your editor. View your file by using dvips epsfig-test -o epsfig-test. We used the LaTeX graphics package epsfwhich was designed to work with the dvips driver. Homework for after class Of course, you may start on the homework during class if you have time. Then run latex graphicx-test and use dvips to convert the resulting dvi file to graphicx-test.

Make sure that the file golfer. It was written at same time as graphicx but it is emulating the much older latex2. Can you tell whether the width was adjusted before or after the rotation?

As for whether you need to use EPS, that depends on the publisher, often they have specific requirements for their production systems that are not obvious when you just look at the author submission form.

The documentation for epsfig is obtained by texdoc epsfig. Shouldn’t this recommendation be in the manual as well?