[NTG-context] %%BoundingBox: (atend)

Hans Hagen ntg-context@ntg.nl
Tue Jun 1 19:35:33 CEST 2004

At 14:24 30/05/2004, you wrote:
>ConTeXt does not find the EPS-BoundingBox in EPS files generated by xmgrace.
>Such a file begins like this:
>%!PS-Adobe-3.0 EPSF-3.0
>%%BoundingBox: (atend)
>and it ends like this:
>%%BoundingBox: 64 72 709 527
>%%DocumentNeededResources: font Times-Roman
>When using \externalfigure, one gets the following error:
>ERROR: Missing number, treated as zero.
>--- TeX said ---
><to be read again>
>                    (
>\EPSllx ->(
>            atend)
>\dogetEPSboundingbox ...m \EPSfound >0 #2=\EPSllx
>                                                   bp#4=\EPSurx 
> bp#3=\EPSlly ...
>Would it be possible, to enable ConTeXt to read such a file?

sure but it could mess up things as well, esp since there can be a couple 
of (binary) megabytes in between

>If not, I'm going to write a script, that converts the file.

if you have a small demo file i can add that feature to texutil


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