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
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":
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 test.ps >testcorr.ps
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. When
reporting bugs, please include an input file and the command line
options specified, so the problem can be reproduced.
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: http://tug.org/epstopdf.
You may freely use, modify and/or distribute this file.
18 March 2010