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Re: Re: st: RE: converting graph to pdf


From   Ulrich Kohler <kohler@wzb.eu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: Re: st: RE: converting graph to pdf
Date   Mon, 04 Jun 2012 17:08:37 +0200

Am Montag, den 04.06.2012, 15:56 +0100 schrieb Clive Nicholas:
> Kit Baum replied to 'Rich':
> 
> >> Correct for Windows users. Mac OS X has been able to -graph export- to pdf for a very long time. And Linux users, as I understand one of the wishes and grumbles at last week's meeting, still can't do so directly.
> 
> Ulrich Kohler replied:
> 
> > For Linux you have to
> >
> > . graph export foo.eps, replace
> > . ! epstopdf foo.eps
> >
> > which requires the third party software -epstopdf-; the good news is
> > that epstopdf have always been present in any Linux distribution that I
> > used so far ...
> 
> FWIW, I've always been happy to -graph export- any .eps graphic files
> and then let my text editor (currently Texmaker) do the converting in
> and from my LaTeX file. There's no problem doing any of that in Linux,
> AFAIK...

It is thus still somewhat annoying if some Windows/Mac user sents me a
Do-File which does not run on my Linux computer because he/she has been
using 

. graph export foo.pdf, replace

at some point.

uli





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