Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Convert inkscape svg images to eps perserving latex formulas

1. Save Inkscape svg images to pdf+latex
2. Convert to eps using the following BASH script, which contains the following steps: (1) use pdflatex to generate pdf (2) use pdfcrop to crop the pdf (3) use pdftops to convert to eps.

This the header.tex:

This is the tail.tex:

The tool pdfcrop.pl can be downloaded from http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/support/pdfcrop.

1 comment:

Unknown said...

An simpler solution is to use the "LaTeX formula" plugin (http://wiki.inkscape.org/wiki/index.php/LaTeX). The latex formula is automatically converted to strokes in inkscape.