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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 .

Sources /support/dosepsbin
Ver­sion 1.2
Li­cense Perl Artis­tic Li­cense
Copy­right 2011 Heiko Oberdiek
Main­tainer Heiko Oberdiek
Con­tained in TeX Live as doseps­bin
MiKTeX as doseps­bin
Topics ma­nip­u­lat­ing im­ages for in­clu­sion in doc­u­ments

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