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:. You should have at least three included figures. I now have two questions for you: The documentation for epsfig is obtained by texdoc epsfig. Using epsfig in lncs guidelines Ask Question.

Preferably the images should be enclosed as PostScript files — best as EPS data using the epsfig package. The only reason I asked was because when I wrote texdoc epsfig I expected to see some sort larex explanation about why it shouldn’t be loaded.

Can you tell whether the width was adjusted before or after the rotation? Is it really necessary to use the ancient epsfig package? Shouldn’t this recommendation be in the manual as well?

I have even found comments on this very page that it is better to use graphicx. Then run latex graphicx-test and use dvips to convert the resulting dvi file to graphicx-test.

We used the LaTeX graphics package epsfwhich was designed to work with the dvips driver. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. David Carlisle k 38 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 larex policies.

There is no reason at all to use epsfig rpsfig, unless processing documents from the ‘s if the publisher really insists on it, it probably doesn’t do any harm, it’s just a silly restriction. Elements in Space 1 5 Email Required, but never shown.


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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.

I thought it was weird that it wasn’t there even though the manual was recent. So if you are not needing that emulation, don’t use it! It was written at same time as graphicx but latxe is emulating the much older latex2. Sign up using Facebook.

Including plt figures in a LATEX document

Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. Make sure that the file golfer. An exercise on the epsfig package Copy the pesfig 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.

Thanks for clearing that up.

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Here is an example. Please hand in the typeset version of your document at the beginning of our next class meeting. See the example further down. 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.

No, they aren’t serious.

I thought it was odd that the manual said nothing about it. Print this file and turn in hard copy by the end of class. 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. I usually use the pdfLaTeX compiler for my writing as it most directly gives me what I want.

Post as a guest Name. Since you may want to do similar work on another system, which may use a epsfiig driver for converting dvi files, we will also look at the package called graphicx and at the package called epsfig.


In one of them, you say that “the epsfig latex package has been obsolete epsfit 20 years” which feels pretty ancient. As for whether you need to use EPS, 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. I suggest that you keep the dimensions of the figures modest to avoid creating a huge PostScript file.

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. View your file epsfkg using dvips epsfig-test -o epsfig-test.

My question is simply “are they serious about this? I think that they didn’t update the manual; requiring DVI output in seems quite bizarre. 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 lztex policies.

Insert a figure in LaTeX

Homework for after class Of course, you may start on the homework during class if you have time. In your experience, is it really necessary to use EPS images? When you have things working to your satisfaction, write up a LaTeX document that displays the effects that you can get with epsfig.

Open a terminal window and a text editor, and then use your mouse to copy the following LaTeX source code into your editor.

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