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Export EPS to PS or PDF as vector image

asked 2017-05-27 14:33:41 +0200

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updated 2017-05-27 14:35:13 +0200

In older versions of LibreOffice, if I am not mistaken, it was possible to embed EPS into PS file by using "Print to file" (also if EPS has raster preview, the vector image was embedded). But in 5.3.3 a raster image is embedded in PS (in LibreOffice Writer). How can I embed vector EPS into PS or PDF?

Ubuntu 17.04.

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It is possible to use vector images in the PDF or SVG format instead of EPS. It seems that they are exported to a PDF document as vector images in LibreOffice Writer.

P_Aleksandrov gravatar imageP_Aleksandrov ( 2017-05-27 16:44:55 +0200 )edit

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answered 2017-05-27 22:47:56 +0200

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updated 2017-05-27 22:55:37 +0200

You can easily convert any EPS to PDF (still problematic on LibO) and SVG from command line on Linux. With

epstopdf input.eps --outfile=ThePDF.pdf

you turn your input.eps file into a well formatted, single page PDF. Then with

pdf2svg ThePDF.pdf FinalSVG.svg

you obtain a perfect SVG to use on Writer.

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