[texhax] PDF to EMF?
narkewoody at gmail.com
Fri Apr 29 06:44:58 CEST 2011
Thanks. If using Inkscape, instead of tizk, you can save your graph
directly in EMF, right? So why you bother to save it in SVG then open
it in Visio?
On 29 April 2011 00:23, Ivan Griffin <ivan at skynet.ie> wrote:
> Hi Steven,
> I've done this (crudely) with a convoluted workflow. Apologies in
> advance, as I can't remember the exact details.
> I used preview.sty to generate the TikZ picture to an appropriately sized
> PDF image. Then I used InkScape to open the PDF and save it as SVG.
> I then opened the SVG in Visio 2010, and pasted it into MS Word as some
> form of metafile. This for me was a key step, as the InkScape EMF/WMFs
> weren't perfect.
> Somewhere along the chain I ended up with ferociously large SVGs (10MB was
> not uncommon) and I can't remember now what trick/tool I used to simplify
> the SVG back down.
> But this route has worked well for me.
> I think I might occasionally have had to fix textboxes in the end
> metafiles, but in general they were okay.
> Best Regards,
> On Thu, 28 Apr 2011, Steven Woody wrote:
>> I've drawn a lot of tikz pictures (resulted in PDF formats after
>> running pdflatex on them). Now, for some reason I have to use them on
>> a MS word document. I tried pdf2picture, some text looks ugly, maybe a
>> kind of font problem. I also tried the Total PDF Converter, the
>> resulted quality is okay, but the program is not friendly to use in
>> Windows 7.
>> Do you have any suggestion on these kind of tools?
>> Thanks in advance.
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