[texhax] Graphs from Excel into LaTeX

Sebastian Luque sluque at mun.ca
Wed Sep 22 01:13:34 CEST 2004

On Tue, September 21, 2004 08:42 -0500, Boxberg, Yvonne wrote:
> Hi there,
> my diploma thesis is the first thing I wanted to do in LaTeX. So far I
> really like it and would like to hand in a LaTeX work. The problem: most of
> my results are Graphs in Excel and as you can see in the attached pdf, they
> don´t show even close to nice in LaTeX! :(
> What am I doing wrong? - Or is it, that including a lot of excel-Graphs is
> not what LaTeX is made for?
> Do you have any idea, how I can include graphics like the attached ones
> better than what I did?
> I would really appreciate some help as I will have to hand in the thesis in
> three weeks and am seriously considering dropping LaTeX for ordinary word
> (what I did not like in the beginning)
> Thanks a lot.
> Sincerely,
> Yvonne Boxberg

You don't say how you are including the graphs in your LaTeX file. Exporting 
the graphs from Excel to eps (encapsulated postscript) format, and then using 
the graphicx package (read grfguide.dvi) to include it in your file provides 
great flexibility.

Hope this helps,

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