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purifyeps – Make EPS work with both LaTeX/dvips and pdfLaTeX

While pdfLaTeX has a num­ber of nice fea­tures, its pri­mary short­com­ing rel­a­tive to stan­dard LaTeX+dvips is that it is un­able to read or­di­nary En­cap­su­lated PostScript (EPS) files, the most com­mon graph­ics for­mat in the LaTeX world. Pu­ri­fyeps con­verts EPS files into a ‘pu­ri­fied’ form that can be read by both LaTeX+dvips and pdfLaTeX. The trick is that the stan­dard LaTeX2ε graph­ics pack­ages can parse -pro­duced EPS di­rectly. Hence, pu­ri­fyeps need only con­vert an ar­bi­trary EPS file into the same styl­ized for­mat that out­puts.

Li­censeThe LaTeX Project Public Li­cense
Main­tainerScott Pakin
Con­tained inTeX Live as pu­ri­fyeps
Topics pro­cess fonts for use with TeX (in­cludes in­stal­la­tion)

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