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dosepsbin – Deal with DOS binary EPS files

A Encapsulated PostScript (EPS) file may given in a special binary format to support the inclusion of a thumbnail. This file format, commonly known as DOS EPS format starts with a binary header that contains the positions of the possible sections:

  • PostScript (PS);
  • Windows Metafile Format (WMF); and
  • Tag Image File Format (TIFF).

The PS section must be present and either the WMF file or the TIFF file should be given.

The package provides a Perl program that will extract any of the sections of such a file, in particular providing a ‘text’-form EPS file for use with .

LicensesPerl Artistic License
Copyright2011 Heiko Oberdiek
MaintainerHeiko Oberdiek
Contained inTeX Live as dosepsbin
MiKTeX as dosepsbin
TopicsImage support

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