[R] .eps files and powerpoint

Peter Langfelder peter.langfelder at gmail.com
Thu Jul 25 18:43:35 CEST 2013

On Thu, Jul 25, 2013 at 9:30 AM, Richard M. Heiberger <rmh at temple.edu> wrote:
> On Vista with Powerpoint 2007, file2.eps crashes powerpoint,
> Once file.eps displayed, several times it crashed powerpoint.
> My task is now to see if ghostscript can read a pdf or ps or eps and
> convert it to png at res=300.
> Do you know the incantation for that?

pdftoppm can do it and is available for linux and windows, hopefully
also on a Mac.

It is a command line utility and on linux, you would run something like

pdftoppm -png -r 300 file.pdf

to convert file.pdf to file00001.png, file00002.png etc (one png file
per page) at the resolution of 300 dpi.



pdftoppm has many options, see its man page (or google).

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