[tex-k] Raster (Bitmap) Images Handling in DVIPS(k)
sebastian.rahtz at computing-services.oxford.ac.uk
Tue Jul 26 10:23:33 CEST 2005
josef dev wrote:
> Is pdfLaTeX is superset of LaTeX or I should say can any LaTeX file be
> compiled in pdfLaTeX without any change except driver information
> (dvips to pdftex) if it is specified in TeX file.
> Is this assured that the result of compilation of the same file in
> LaTeX and pdfLaTeX will be identical in all cases?
unless you make use \special, yes.
> Is every package which is available for LaTeX can be used with
> pdfLaTeX without any change or is full functionality of LaTeX
> available in pdfLaTeX
some LaTeX packages make use of \special, or rely on a particular
driver, so no. But at the macro
> What about TIF? If I am not wrong it was supported by earlier version
> of pdfLaTeX but now it is not supported. What to do if I still want to
> use TIF with latest release of pdfLaTeX except converting TIF to PDF?
convert TIFF to PNG
> Also same with EPS. Is there any package which can embeded them
> directly in the document without any manual conversion before compilation?
no. you have convert to EPS to PDF.
sorry for all the "no"s :-}
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