An exercise on the epsfig package Before you run latex on the new file, make sure that the. The epsfig package was updated to LATEX 2ε as a stop-gap measure while the LATEX3 team ad- dressed the general problem of inserting graphics in. LATEX. A figure in a separate PostScript file can be included in a LaTeX document using the epsfig package. Most mathematical/scientific graphics software allows you.

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I now have two questions for you: Then save the modified file as epsfig-test. Here is an example. To conserve disk space, you should remove the final PostScript file, and you may want to remove the other files produced by LaTeX as well, saving only the source file. When you have things working to your satisfaction, write up a LaTeX document that displays the effects that you can get with epsfig.

In one of them, you say that “the epsfig latex package has been obsolete for 20 years” which feels pretty ancient. Sign up using Email and Password. I’ve recently read answers by you in which you vehemently tell people “do not load epsfig ” I didn’t actually know about the package until I saw you say this.

Elements in Space 1 5 Make sure that the file golfer. No, they aren’t serious. Preferably the images should be enclosed as PostScript files — best as EPS data using the epsfig package. Using epsfig in lncs guidelines Ask Question.

Thanks for clearing that up. View your file by using dvips epsfig-test -o epsfig-test. So if you are not needing that emulation, don’t use it! Can you tell whether the width was adjusted before or after the rotation? Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.


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LaTeX Lesson 7 –Graphics in LaTeX

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge epsfi you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. Shouldn’t this recommendation be in the manual as well?

I thought it was weird that it wasn’t there even though the manual was recent. If you have done all the in-class activities suggested above, and there is still time left, here are some other activities you can do.

Including plt figures in a LATEX document

Before you run latex on the new file, make sure that the PostScript files that you want to use have been moved to the same directory.

Print this file and turn in hard copy by the end of class. My question is simply “are they serious about this? Please hand in the typeset version of your document at the beginning of our epwfig class meeting. We used the LaTeX graphics package epsfwhich was designed to work with the dvips driver. The only reason I asked was because when I wrote texdoc epsfig I expected to see some sort of explanation about why it shouldn’t be loaded.

It was written at same time as fpsfig but it is emulating the much older latex2. I think that they didn’t update the manual; requiring DVI output in seems quite bizarre. I suggest that you keep the dimensions of the figures modest to avoid creating a huge PostScript file. The documentation for epsfig is obtained by texdoc epsfig. Since you may want to do similar work on another system, which epssfig use a different driver for converting dvi files, we epsflg also look at the package called graphicx and at the package called epsfig.


You should have at least three included figures. There is no reason at all to use epsfigunless processing documents from the ‘s if latfx publisher really insists on it, it probably doesn’t do any harm, it’s just a silly restriction.

I have even found comments on this very page that it is better to use graphicx. I thought it was odd that the manual said nothing about it. An exercise on the epsfig package Copy the following text into a text editor, and choose one of the the PostScript files that you worked with last time to replace the filename in the various graphics commands. Is it really necessary oatex use the epsrig epsfig package?

Insert a figure in LaTeX

Then run latex graphicx-test and use dvips to convert the resulting dvi file to graphicx-test. Homework for after class Of course, you may start on the homework during class if you have time.

Email Required, but never shown. Sign up using Facebook. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. See the example further down. Open a terminal window and a text editor, and then use your mouse to copy the following LaTeX source code into your editor.

In your experience, is it really necessary to use EPS images? David Carlisle k 38 Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. As for whether you need to use Rpsfig, that depends on the publisher, often they have specific requirements for their production systems that are not obvious when you just look at the author submission form.