My LaTeX Software
- LaTeX software for Windows:
- IDE for LaTeX:
- I use pdfLaTeX.
LaTeX Manuals and Links
- I use pdfLaTeX. For users who would like to use psfrag and
therefore need to use LaTeX, here is some information.
- To create an EPS file from various
applicatons (Eclipse source code, LTspice circuit diagrams,
MATLAB code), print a PDF. Then import and modify the document
with Adobe Illustrator. If you want to use psfrag, use strings
that are only one character long (e.g., 'a', 'b', 'A', 'B', '0',
'1') and save as EPS. (To be
able to use longer strings, select "Illustrator 3 EPS" when
saving the EPS file in Illustrator.)
- After LaTeX compilation, I create PDF documents from PS with
- To make forward search in Yap work when
using TeXnicCenter, use the following command line arguments for
--src -interaction=nonstopmode "%pm"
- For creating figures, the following programs
may be useful:
Creating EPS files for LaTeX from Eclipse source code
- Select the source code in Eclipse
- Print "Adobe PDF"
Crop it in Adobe Acrobat by using the Crop Tool or
by entering the margins manually. I prefer the Crop Tool. Just click
on the Crop Tool icon (see below), select a box, double click inside
of the box, and press ok.
- Save as EPS in Adobe Acrobat
Creating EPS files for LaTeX from MATLAB figures
- Let's say you would like to include a MATLAB figure (like the
one below) in a LaTeX document.
If necessary, crop and rotate the figure in Adobe
Save as EPS from Adobe Acrobat
Create an EPS file from a MATLAB figure using the command line
x = -pi:pi/10:pi;
y = tan(sin(x)) - sin(tan(x));
print -depsc2 test.eps
article describes how to turn figures into publication-ready
Encapsulated Postscript (EPS) files
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