[tex-live] Bad conversion from eps to pdf; low color saturation

Miguel Rubio Roy mrubioroy at gmail.com
Tue Jul 14 18:01:05 CEST 2009


Acrobat displays both pdf the same way. I guess both conversions are ok.
Anyway I'm curious about this difference of display when using Preview on
Mac OS X 10.5.7


2009/7/14 Miguel Rubio Roy <mrubioroy at gmail.com>

> Hi all,
>   I'm trying to convert a eps file generated using gnuplot to eps and I
> have some problems regarding color conversion.
>   The eps file has vertical color bar on the right that looks fine when
> opened with Preview on Mac OS X. However, when using epstopdf to convert it
> to pdf, I get a low color saturation on that bar, while the rest is ok.
> Please find attached:
> thicknessmap-inc.eps (the gnuplot generated file)
> thicknessmap-inc.pdf (converted using epstopdf)
> and thicknessmap.pdf (converted using Preview on Mac OS X)
> Of course I could always use Preview for the conversion, but I'd like to do
> it using command-line tools.
> I'm using texlive 2008, epstopdf 2.9.8gw and gs 8.6.2
> Thanks
> Miguel
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