[cairo] Inkscape eps export for Latex

Richard Henwood richard.henwood at stfc.ac.uk
Wed Sep 2 02:50:52 PDT 2009

On Wed, 02 Sep 2009 00:06:08 +0200, Jose Aliste wrote:

> Hi,
> I just one to recall that another alternative is given by a different
> workflow that is possible when using  xfig. In xfig you can mark a text
> with the special flag. Then, when the fig is exported PDF+Latex or
> PS+Latex,  two files are generated: a graphics file (either PS or PDF
> according to your choice) and a text file with some LaTeX code in it.  
> The graphicsfile contains all graphics and text WITHOUT the special
> flag.
> The textfile contains some Latex magic and all the texts with special
> flag together with coordinates so the appear where you want them to
> appear. To make this to work you only need to modify Inkscape.

There are a couple of implementations which attempt to support a workflow 
similar to the one you describe:


and my own:


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