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Re: Graphics image question
- To: Stephen Wilhelm <swilhelm at theriver dot com>
- Subject: Re: Graphics image question
- From: Peter Toft <pto at sslug dot dk>
- Date: Sun, 21 Jan 2001 10:17:32 +0100 (CET)
- cc: DocBook Mailing List <docbook-tools-discuss at sourceware dot cygnus dot com>
On Sat, 20 Jan 2001, Peter Toft wrote:
> On Sat, 20 Jan 2001, Stephen Wilhelm wrote:
> > Hello everyone. I have a DocBook document that has some images in it. I
> > use the Cygnus tools to publish the SGML sources. Now, db2html does a
> > great job, but db2ps and db2pdf gives some LaTeX errors about gif images
> > not being supported. I switched to jpeg images, but the resulting
> > Postscript and PDF files look absolutely horrible (in one case, each pixel
> > of the image was rendered as a 50 pixel block, which is obviously
> > unacceptable).
> > So, does anyone know if there is anything I can do to get gif's or jpeg's
> > working? If not, is there another image format that I should consider?
> > The only thing I would require from another format would be that it must
> > work with web browsers as well (so no eps files).
> To my knowledge db2ps is the show-stopper - I only eats
UPS; to get you there you also need to include images
<figure id="ma7lang-fig" float="1">
<title>YOUR FIGURE TITLE</title>
<graphic fileref="YOUR_FILENAME.&magic;" SCALE="60"></graphic>
SCALE can be dropped - but nice in ps/pdf-output.
Peter Toft, Ph.D. [email@example.com] http://www.sslug.dk/~pto
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