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Re: Re: st: Problems with -graph2tex-

From   "Clive Nicholas" <>
Subject   Re: Re: st: Problems with -graph2tex-
Date   Tue, 9 Aug 2005 07:11:44 +0100 (BST)

Dominic Muston wrote:

> I went round in circles with this one. I don't think pdflatex works with
> EPS files (though I might be wrong).
> I do what I think Shige is suggesting, which is to convert the EPS into
> a PDF and use this with pdflatex. With this method, I don't have to use
> -graph2tex- and I can simply use "graph export  [file].eps".
> Alternatively, perhaps you might try running latex (not pdflatex) with
> your tex coding to create a DVI file. You can then convert the DVI file
> to PDF if you like.

A very quick public reply, and indirectly to Jean Rise and Shige Song, who
have provided me with a lot of stellar help offline. Both Jean and Shige
advised me to get MiKTeX ( downloading it as I
speak), together with a more user-friendly, as well more compatible, text
editor, which I did yesterday in the form of
LaTeXEditor( it's
certainly a lot prettier looking than XEmacs! I'm pretty confident that
Mike Mitchell's original solution will work once I have everything,
together with the very helpful suggestions from Jean, Shige and Dominic.
When I (eventually!) get the chance to execute the solutions, I'll let you
know how I got on.

Thanks very much to all three of you. :)

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