[texhax] LaTeX

William Adams will.adams at frycomm.com
Mon Apr 9 18:12:25 CEST 2012

On Apr 9, 2012, at 12:05 PM, Michael P. Soulier wrote:

> I don't follow. It doesn't maintain vector to vector graphics?

No, GIMP only emits pixels (that would've been easier to grok if I'd written out ``flattening'' instead of the ``flatting'' typo, my apologies).

> Inkscape is handy for SVG, which convert to EPS, although I've had some issues
> getting the look the way I like it.

which is why I mentioned it w/ a caveat in my initial message in this thread.

> The graphics situation in LaTeX is frustrating. For someone who just wants to
> include an image without knowing much about them, a word processor is far
> simpler. I keep using LaTeX because I'm stubborn, and I don't like word
> processors very much.

If you need to include vector .eps images you may find Cenon or Scribus (mentioned by Steve Schwartz) of use.


William Adams
senior graphic designer
Fry Communications
Sphinx of black quartz, judge my vow.

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