[tex-live] Inclusion of large eps files with dvipdfm

Hartmut Henkel hartmut_henkel at gmx.de
Mon Jun 25 21:57:15 CEST 2007

Hi Akira,

On Mon, 25 Jun 2007, Akira Kakuto wrote:

> > please see the examples above. Dvipdfmx produces an embedded PDF
> > image whose negative parts are not cropped as in dvipdfm. The
> > problematic effect with xx-dvipdfm.pdf can be seen e. g. with xpdf
> > when continuously zooming in and out.
> This is because dvipdfmx didn't use Ghostscript and dvipdfm did use
> Ghostscript to include xx-1.eps. If you apply my previous patch for
> mpost.c for dvipdfm, dvipdfm also includes MetaPost-made xx-1.eps
> directly and negative values are correctly treated.
> Conversely, if you erase the line
> %%Creator: MetaPost 1.000
> in xx-1.eps, dvipdfmx also uses Ghostscript and produces
> an incorrect pdf.

thanks a lot for explanation! So it's a completely different story than
i thought, sorry.

Regards, Hartmut

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