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       epstopdf, repstopdf - convert an EPS file to PDF


       epstopdf [options] [epsfile]


       epstopdf  transforms  the  Encapsulated  PostScript  file  epsfile  (or
       standard  input)  so  that  it  is  guaranteed  to  start  at  the  0,0
       coordinate,  and  it  sets  a  page  size  exactly corresponding to the
       BoundingBox.  This means that when Ghostscript renders it,  the  result
       needs  no  cropping,  and the PDF MediaBox is correct.  By default, the
       result is piped to Ghostscript and a PDF version written.

       If the bounding box is not right, of course, there are problems.


              write result to file.  If this option is not given,  and  --nogs
              or  --filter  is specified, write to standard output; otherwise,
              the default is to construct the output file  name  by  replacing
              any extension in the input file with .pdf.

              use compression (default: on).

              write debugging info (default: off).

              embed fonts (default: on).

              scan ExactBoundingBox (default: off).

              read  standard  input  and  (unless  --outfile  is  given) write
              standard output(default: off).

              run Ghostscript (default: on).

              scan HiresBoundingBox (default: off).

              pipe output to val (default: [gswin32c on Windows, else gs])

              set image resolution (default: [use gs default])

              set AutoRotatePages (default:  None);  recognized  val  choices:
              None,  All, PageByPage.  For EPS files, PageByPage is equivalent
              to All.

              turn on restricted mode (default: [on for repstopdf, else off]);
              this  forbids the use of --gscmd and imposes restrictions on the
              input  and  output  file  names  according  to  the  values   of
              openin_any    and    openout_any    (see   the   Web2c   manual,

       --help display help message and exit

              display version information and exit


       Examples which produce "test.pdf":
       epstopdf test.eps
       produce postscript | epstopdf --filter >test.pdf
       produce postscript | epstopdf -f -d -o=test.pdf
       Example: look for HiresBoundingBox and produce corrected PostScript:
       epstopdf -d --nogs --hires >


       The case of "%%BoundingBox: (atend)" when input is not seekable  (e.g.,
       from a pipe) is not supported.

       Report  bugs  in  the  program or this man page to  When
       reporting bugs, please include an  input  file  and  the  command  line
       options specified, so the problem can be reproduced.


       gs(1), pdfcrop(1).

       The  epstopdf  LaTeX  package,  part  of  the  oberdiek  bundle,  which
       automates   running   this   script   on    the    fly    under    TeX:


       The  script  was  originally  written  by Sebastian Rahtz, for Elsevier
       Science, with subsequent contributions from Thomas Esser, Gerben Wierda
       and many others.  Currently maintained by Karl Berry.

       Man page originally written by Jim Van Zandt.

       epstopdf home page:

       You may freely use, modify and/or distribute this file.

                                 18 March 2010