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 now have two questions for you: I thought it was odd that the manual said nothing about it.

Graphics in LaTeX

Make sure that the file golfer. Sign up using Email and Password. Elements in Space 1 5 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. I now have two questions for you:.

Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. Is it really necessary to use the ancient epsfig package? Preferably the images should be enclosed as PostScript files — best as EPS data using the epsfig package. See the example further down. I think that they didn’t update the manual; requiring DVI output in seems quite bizarre.

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 rpsfig form. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. Sign up using Facebook.


Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. I’ve recently read 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. 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 just a silly restriction. Then run latex graphicx-test and use dvips to convert the resulting dvi file to graphicx-test.

The only reason I asked was because when I wrote texdoc epsfig I expected to see some sort of explanation about why it shouldn’t be loaded.

Since you may want to do similar work spsfig another system, which may use a different driver for converting dvi files, we will also look at the package called graphicx and at the package called epsfig.

You should have at least three included figures. We used the LaTeX graphics package epsfwhich was designed to work with the dvips driver. Here is an example. It was written at same time as graphicx but it is emulating the much older latex2.

In your experience, is it really necessary to use EPS images?

LaTeX Lesson 7 –Graphics in LaTeX

Using epsfig in lncs guidelines Ask Question. Thanks for clearing that epsfiv. I suggest that you keep the dimensions of the figures modest to avoid creating a huge PostScript file. Email Required, but never shown.

Then save the modified file as epsfig-test. Can you tell whether the width was adjusted fpsfig or after the rotation? No, they aren’t serious. Print this file and turn in hard copy by the end of class. 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.


Open a terminal window and a text editor, and then use your mouse to copy the following LaTeX source epsfiig into your editor.

Shouldn’t this recommendation be in wpsfig manual as well? 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.

Options de \epsfig

View your file by using dvips dpsfig -o epsfig-test. Post as a guest Name. David Carlisle k 38 I have even found comments ltaex this very page that it is better to patex graphicx. I thought it was weird that it wasn’t there even though the manual was recent.

In one of them, you say that “the epsfig latex package has been obsolete for 20 years” which feels pretty ancient. 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. The documentation for epsfig is obtained by texdoc epsfig.

Homework for after class Of course, you may start on the homework during class if you have time. Please hand in the typeset version of your document at the beginning of our next class meeting. So if you are not needing that emulation, don’t use it!