PostScript (EPS) files with arbitrary LATEX constructions. LATEX commands, the user instructs PSfrag to remove that tag from the figure, and replace it with. psfrag – Replace strings in encapsulated PostScript figures tool to create an EPS figure and placing simple text ‘tags’ where each replacement is to be placed, . The thing is, while I can easily accomplish my first goal using psfrag, I’d like to import in an eps figure, bound it by a tikz background, then.

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But the psfrag replacements show up at bottom left corner of the page. Sign in Already have an account? Post as a guest Name. Alvin Penner apenner wrote on I started using Affinity Designer yesterday and I am really impressed how powerfull the software is while being so easy to use at the same time!

A psfag that would take me an hour in Inkscape would take me a day to do in tikz. Well late is not all that hard to remember, but someone may find it useful and save some internet searching time from the source link [ 1 ].

The extension is appended automatically. It is a good and clear use case that demonstrates why Serif should re consider using live text in an EPS export. At least this is a workaround until hopefully a “text as text” option is available in AD. This includes a small number of plots of data, but most of the figures are 2D diagrams of the cartesian llatex. Posted December 22, Will the EPS export support native text in the future?

psfrag – Replace strings in encapsulated PostScript figures

Be sure to add this in both the legend inside the key list and the call to xyplot. This list allows you to check the typesetting of your replacements; it disappears in the final PostScript version.


Unfortunately, DVI drivers are incapable of placing the PSfrag replacements on top of the figure, so for that you will need to print it or use a PostScript previewer like GhostView.

But then again, while I don’t know your work-flow and the reason behind leaving the text live, why not then add the text in whatever it is you are using? Postprocessing with inkscape is uggly, in case the grpahs change in the psfragg I’ll have to redo it anytime even only a tiny bit changes.

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So, heresy that this may be in this group, I’d advise dropping your work with psfrag, seeing as you’ve had difficulties. Posted January 13, It is for a paper so. I would love to have this feature as well! This way, you can include LaTeX packages. To demonstrate how easy it would be to export text as text, see the following example.

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The control file is basically a LaTeX file with optionally special comments and can look like this:. To post a comment you must log in. To use the script you have to create two files per graphic: Feedback is very much appreciated. Not using -E above causes papersizes to be included into the PS Strip off the specifications. The latex code for the figure would look something like this: This page was last edited on 9 Marchat However, when I wanted to export my first graphic to EPS in epe to embed it in a Latex project, I realized that psfrag is not able to replace the text in the exported graphic because the text is exported as a graphic object rather than a true text object.


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Would you like me to give you the R syntax for producing such a plot?

What advantages would doing it in PGF have over psfrag? See full activity psfraf. This is due to the limitations of the DVI previewers. Unfortunately, I found it much too difficult. Simple diagrams can be made in TiKz with an acceptable amount of effort. If notability cannot be established, the article is likely to be mergedredirectedor deleted.

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Sorry I don’t have an answer to the issue and it looks like if CD works for this, then basically either you would need to continue using CD in the main, or design all but the labels in AD, export and bring into CD to finish up the text.

To simplify that task, I wrote a perl script which can be downloaded right here: Unfortunately, DVI drivers are incapable of placing the PSfrag replacements on top of the figure, so for that you will need to print it or use a PostScript previewer like GhostView You should convert your dvi to ps or pdf or print it in order for the replacements to apply.

Register a new account. So here is the situation: Not sure why this should cause a problem, however.