[texhax] help

Peter Flynn peter at silmaril.ie
Mon Nov 19 12:41:23 CET 2018

On 19/11/2018 11:09, Philip Taylor wrote:
> Peter —
>> On 19/11/2018 06:14, Varaprasad, PrakashRao wrote:
>>> I would like to include .tif files in xelatex format. Can anybody
>>> suggest me.
>> Yes, you can use any image converter (eg ImageMagick) to convert them to
>> PNG images (not PDF or EPS), see
>> See
>> https://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/1072/which-graphics-formats-can-be-included-in-documents-processed-by-latex-or-pdflatex
>> for details of what image types can be used directly.
> Why not PDF ?  Since Prasad is using XeLaTeX, and since XeTeX provides \XeTeXpdffile, conversion to PDF would seem a definite option to me.

I am under the impression (perhaps mistaken) that TIFF is a bitmap
format, so PNG would seem to be more appropriate than PDF.


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