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Encapsulated Postscript (EPS) is a restricted graphics file format.

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Is there a macOS command line tool for converting eps or ps files to pdf?

I have some eps files that I would like to convert to PDF. I used to be able to open these in Preview, but Apple has removed the ability of Preview to open EPS files in Ventura.
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How do I make inkscape the default program for .eps files?

I installed Inkscape via the Microsoft store. How do I make Inkscape the default program for .eps files? Also, how do I add Inkscape onto the list of programs that show under open with? When I ...
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Convert eps to png with GhostScript on Windows

If I have some .eps files e.g pic00.eps, pic01.eps, ... Then on Linux I convert them to .png files by running the command: gs -dSAFER -dBATCH -dNOPAUSE -dEPSCrop -sDEVICE=png16m -r600 -sOutputFile=pic%...
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Seasonic EPS cable in EVGA PCI-E psu plug

I have an Nvidia Tesla card to install with an EPS connector. I have an EPS cable from my Seasonic Focus PSU that I plugged in my EVGA supernova 850w PSU and I checked with a multimeter and I get +12v ...
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Is there a way to convert SVG to EPS on Linux and retain gradients and transparency?

I'm using Inkscape to do graphic design on Linux and I'm quite happy with it and SVG files. Unfortunately, a client requests an * EPS* file. The designed logo contains gradients and the client also ...
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Another instance of EPS files converting to PDFs

I am having the same problem as was asked as How do I stop eps files automatcially converting to PDFs?. YES, files do automatically convert—I have clicked on an EPS attachment to an e-mail and when ...
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Change format of images (from PS to EPS) using Ghostscript

I have a question from experts in using Ghostscript. I am new in using this software. How can I change the format of an image from PS to EPS using Ghostscript?
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Some of the EPS power connectors in my GPU is broke [closed]

Yesterday I accidentally spilled a few drops of water on my GPU (MSI Geforce gtx 970 4 gb). Since that my computer short circuit everytime I power on my computer with my GPU pluged in, but works fine ...
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How can I batch substitute one font for another for all text in a collection of .EPS files?

I have a large number (50+) of .EPS files containing data plots, which are to be imported into a LaTeX document. Most of them contain text that specifies a font I do not have available, and so ...
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Two eps files merged into one with them side-by-side: How?

How can I combining two EPS files side-by-side on Linux? What is the command to use?
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check if EPS/PDF file contains vector graphic

I need to convert PDF files to EPS.. Then I need to strip all text and images.. So far this works pdftocairo -f 1 -l 1 -eps test.pdf - | sed '/BT/,/ET/ d' | sed '/^8 dict dup begin$/,/^Q$/ c Q' > ...
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Strip text and images from eps

I need to strip both text and images from an EPS file generated from a PDF file.. I only want to leave the vector graphic I found a way to strip all text $ pdftocairo -eps test.pdf - | sed '/BT/,/ET/...
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Why do I need another EPS power connector?

Why do I need another EPS power connector? I own all the parts listed in the PC build I am referring to. My motherboard manual and power-supply manual all say that they only have one EPS/ATX8PIN ...
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I've pluged e-pci power cable(6+2pin) to eps 8 pin on motherboard

I've pluged e-pci power cable(6+2pin) to eps 8 pin on motherboard. There is no problem with connection Computer runs for few secunds and turn off and now don't start. Epci cable was warm. Now my ...
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How do I stop eps files automatically converting to PDFs?

a while ago I think I may have inadvertently changed a setting and now I'm finding all my eps files have converted to PDFs. This happens with new files too, even if I download or re-save. Could anyone ...
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How to import eps to word

I'm currently writing my thesis is to involve multiple maps, I thought to save them as .eps (vector image) to reduce the size but still keep high resolution. So I try to import them as Word version ...
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How do I open an EPS file in GIMP 2? "Could not interpret PostScript file"

I've created some EPS files in GIMP 2, but I can't open them back up. When I try, the "Import from PostScript" dialog comes up, but no matter what I do, when I proceed I get an error "could not ...
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Saving Visio .vsdx drawing into a format that preserves its fonts, pixels, etc

I have a drawing saved as .vsdx file (made in visio 2013). How do I convert it to the .eps format (or any vectorized format preserving its fonts, pixels etc.) to be used later as LaTeX figure? Why ...
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Microsoft Office - Transparent .eps files have a white background

I am helping a friend design a poster using Microsoft Publisher. I have made him an .eps logo which has a transparent background on it. Upon importing this file into Publisher, the background becomes ...
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MS Word : Many eps images => very large file

I have a word file (.docx) of ~10 pages with many .eps figures included. The .docx is very big (145Mo). Microsoft Word fails to save it as a pdf. I can print it. I can export it with PDFCreator but ...
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Export MS-Word drawings to TIFF and EPS

I have some drawings in my docx file. These drawing were accomplished by use of MS Word 2010 win and 2011 mac drawing features. I am now required to export them separately in TIFF and EPS format. I ...
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Adding annotations to eps file

How do I add some text into an existing eps file? I want an output eps file having the same quality as the input eps file, with the stipulation that the text etc. added should also be scalable (vector)...
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How can I sanely import EPS images into Visio without losing their features?

I have this (relatively complex I believe) EPS image, which I want to use in an MS Visio 2013 sheet. I've tried: 'Insert Picture' directly: No EPS support. Inkscape -> EMF -> Insert Picture: Coloring/...
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How to create eps with transparent background?

I like to create an .eps file with a transparent background. I tried Gimp and InkScape but it looks like I haven't been successful. Is the a special trick for this or is my software just not capable ...
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PDF to EPS conversion: Bounding box problem

PLOS journals require submission of EPS format figures instead of PDF. Most of my figures were made in PDF and I used to simply crop the excess margins and use pdflatex to process the final output. ...
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Support for EPS in Office 2013

When emedding graphics in Word or Publisher documents that are destined for printing or distribution as PDFs, I use EPS format because it preserves the sharpness of the images at all magnifications. ...
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inkscape from command prompt

I was looking at the answer to the question (converting EPS to PDF) where they suggested using Inkscape to convert EPS to PDF images. I need the exact same thing. Using the GUI, it works like a charm. ...
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What file formats are needed to be able to use our company logo in print and online?

I'm getting a logo made for use online and for print. What file formats should I ask for. The designer is giving me, eps, ai and pdf. Should I also ask for svg? thank you.
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Scale EPS and Change DPI Using Ghostscript

I have a few EPS files that have an arbitrary size dimension (x/y) but are all 72 DPI. I need to convert them to 600 DPI as well as scale the width to 3.25 inches. I don't care what the height is, ...
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How to convert EPS to PDF in Windows?

I have some EPS files and I need to convert them to PDF files in Windows. Google thus far points to me a lot of bad looking commercial software applications. What's the best way to do this?
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How can I link an EPS file into Word for Mac 2011?

I'm trying to import an EPS file generated in ChemDraw into Word for Mac. I've used the Insert>Picture and Insert>Object options and have chosen to "Link to file". However, it appears that the EPS is ...
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How to properly embed a preview into EPS for use in MS Word?

I know that EPS is not the best format for MS Word. Unfortunately I'm forced to use MS Word and EPS is the format I have most figures in. I'd prefer to stay with EPS in case I make other LaTeX ...
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Default zoom for eps file

I have an EPS file that, for whatever reason, looks very small on the screen when I open it with an EPS viewer (gv, in my case... but it looks the same regardless of viewer). I have to immediately ...
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Bad results converting PDF to EPS on Linux

I'm having some trouble converting PDFs (created by Adobe Illustrator on a Mac) to EPS. I have tried several things but I am wondering if there is a better option. The following list is ordered by ...
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Batch import of eps inside Openoffice-Writer

I have a huge quantity of eps images, generated by another huge quantity of gnuplot scripts. Is there a way to import them inside an Openoffice Writer document (.odt) at once? I'm about to try the ...
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EPS file loses quality after converting the docx file to pdf

I opened a PDF file in gimp with a 600 dpi resolution. Then I saved the file in EPS format and then inserted the EPS file in a word document with the DOCX format. Problem is when I convert the DOCX ...
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PDF printer which correctly embeds EPS into PDF

I need to convert to PDF a Word document containing embedded vector EPS images (by printing to PDF printer - I use Word 2003). Several years ago I tested some of commercial and free PDF printers and ...
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How to use .ai and eps file to extract object from it

I have few ai and eps file which i am able to open it in my adobe photoshop CS3 , the file which i am having contains few info graphs but i want to extract the object from that file and what to ...
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How to save visio VSD into EPS?

I have a sketch saved as .vsd file (made in visio 2007). How do I convert it to the .eps format to be used as LaTeX figure?
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Importing an EPS vector file to Microsoft Word without losing quality

If I import an .eps picture to Microsoft Word as normal, the quality of the vector picture comes down (the image gets rasterised. In this case, the EPS was produced with the pgfplot package and ...
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Need to convert SVG, EPS or PDF to Photoshop custom shape

I have an object in vector in SVG, EPS and PDF formats. I need any of them to be imported to Adobe Photoshop as a custom vector shape. How can I do that? Thanks a lot in advance
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Can I safely use a PSU with an ATX 12v 4-pin for a board that has a EPS 12v 8-pin?

There's many similar questions to this, and because the answers vary depending on the setup, I want to ask for my friend's specific setup. He recently upgraded to a Core i5 gaming build, so he has ...
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Eps file problem

This morning I bought a file from fotolia. I tried to open the eps file with photoshop but got this error: "Could not open the file since PostScript instructions could not be analyzed". What can I ...
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Can I plug a 8-pin EPS connector from the PSU to a 4-pin ATX motherboard?

The PSU for my motherboard just died and I was able to get a used one from a friend. Trouble is, this PSU I got from him doesn't have the 4-pin ATX power cord that powers the CPU. It only has an EPS 8-...
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How to convert .jpg images to .eps?

How can I convert a .jpg image to an .eps?
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How to Split a Big Postscript file (3000 pages) into one individual file per page (using Windows 7)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: GhostScript noob help - Breaking a multipage PDF file into many single page PS or EPS files. Hi, I'm having trouble doing the following: I have a big PDF file that I ...
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Reducing size of EPS file after export from GIMP

I have a jpeg file that's 400k that I used gimp to convert to eps. The eps file is 10.8 MB. I didn't make any modifications other than cropping. Why is it so large and how do I reduce the size.
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How do you import an EPS file in Inkscape?

I'm using Inkscape, and I'm trying to import an EPS file to use it as a vector and eventually save it as an SVG. This link here mentions several methods: http://www.inkscapeforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=...
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Converting from EPS to SVG format [closed]

What is the best way to convert from an EPS formatted vector graphic to an SVG formatted graphic using only freely available tools?
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How to convert eps file to a large jpeg image

I am using Linux. I want to convert an eps file to jpeg file. I find that I can use "convert" command. However, the resulting image looks very small. I want to enlarge the jpeg file by -resize option. ...
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