An exercise on the epsfig package Before you run latex on the new file, make sure that the. 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. 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.

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Then save the modified file as epsfig-test. It latfx written at same time as graphicx but it is emulating the much older latex2. In one of them, you say that “the epsfig latex package has been obsolete for 20 years” which feels pretty ancient.

Email Required, but never shown. Sign up using Facebook. 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.

I think its the change you suggested seems to be working. No registered users and 12 guests. You should have at least three included figures. Hope to get some useful tips. 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.

Please hand in the typeset version of your document at the beginning of our next class meeting. Hi attaching the log file. If you have done all the in-class activities suggested above, and there is still time left, here are some other activities you wpsfig do.


No, they aren’t serious. I suggest that you keep the dimensions of the figures modest to avoid creating a huge PostScript file.

Shouldn’t this recommendation be in the manual as well? In your experience, is it really necessary to use EPS images? Is it really necessary to use the ancient epsfig package? 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. See the example further down.

We used the LaTeX graphics package epsfwhich was designed to work with the dvips driver. Post as a guest Name. Preferably the images should be enclosed as PostScript files — best as EPS data using the epsfig package. I thought it was weird that it wasn’t there even though the manual was recent. Here is an example. Homework for after class Of course, you may start on the homework during class if you have time.

When you have things working to your satisfaction, write up a LaTeX document that displays the effects that you can get with epsfig. Print this file and turn in hard copy by the end of class. What code do you write to include the figure? The second code snippet looks well. I have even found comments on this very page that it is better to use graphicx. Elements in Space 1 5 The documentation for epsfig is obtained by texdoc epsfig.


LaTeX Lesson 7 –Graphics in LaTeX

There is no reason at all to use epsfigunless processing documents from the ‘s if the publisher really insists on it, it probably doesn’t do any epsfif, it’s just a silly restriction.

Sign up using Email and Password. I think that they didn’t update the manual; requiring DVI output in seems quite bizarre.

I thought it was odd that the manual said nothing about it. You do not have the required permissions to view the files attached to this post. I am using the following code: Can you tell whether the width was adjusted before or after the rotation? I now have two questions for you: Hi Pavel, welcome to the board! For me I feel its something to do with my software TeXnic Center, as I had other sample LaTex files and for them also it in not compiling the figures epwfig the lqtex.

Graphics in LaTeX

Hi, Even I am encountering similar problem. Open a terminal window and a text editor, and then use your mouse to copy the following LaTeX source code into your editor. Latsx am getting a blank space for the figure in my output page.

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.

What epsfg does it have?

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