Creating previews with Ghostscript (which internally seem to use the EPSWrite device) will -- if I'm not mistaken -- convert a lot of graphic elements and text to bitmaps, and all colors will turn into plain RGB. Hence, the resulting EPS document may not be device independent anymore.
I haven't tried this myself with the latest GS versions, but until a few years back I've only seen poor results. An ideal tool for adding EPS previews is a tool that doesn't make any conversion of the content stream, but ONLY interpret that stream and add the result hereof as a preview header. I'm not sure that is possible with Ghostscript or GSView. Best regards / Med venlig hilsen Jacob Sch?ffer | Chief Developer Grafikhuset Paradis All? 22, Raml?se DK-3200 Helsinge, Denmark Phone: +45 4439 4400 Email: js at grafikhuset.dk Web: www.grafikhuset.net > -----Oprindelig meddelelse----- > Fra: framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com > [mailto:framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com] P? vegne af > Reng, Dr. Winfried > Sendt: 29. maj 2008 09:50 > Til: framers at lists.frameusers.com > Emne: RE: Optimize preview of EPS files? > > > Hi Yves, > > You could also add a preview via GhostScript (eventually > also with Epstool). > On this web-site various methods are described: > http://www.dfanning.com/tips/postscript_preview.html > > Best regards > > Winfried > > > -----Original Message----- > > From: framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com > > [mailto:framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of > > Yves Barbion > > Sent: Thursday, May 29, 2008 9:25 AM > > To: Rick Quatro > > Cc: framers at lists.frameusers.com > > Subject: Re: Optimize preview of EPS files? > > > > Thanks Rick, > > > > indeed, downloading Transverter Pro is still possible, but > > activating the > > product does not seem to work any longer. > > > > I'll follow Dov's and Fred's recommendation (as usual) and > import PDFs > > instead. > > > > Thanks. > > > > Yves > > > > > > On Wed, May 28, 2008 at 5:03 PM, Rick Quatro > > <frameexpert at truevine.net> > > wrote: > > > > > Hi Yves, > > > > > > Years ago I worked with a group migrating from Unix > FrameMaker with > > > Postscript display systems to Windows. As you can > imagine, they were > > > horrified by low-res EPS previews. I used a program called > > Transverter Pro > > > to add high-res TIFF previews to their EPS files. > > Transverter Pro can > > > process batches of files with a single command. > > > > > > Their web site (http://www.techpool.com/tpro.html) says > > that the product > > > is > > > discontinued, but it looks like you still may be able to > > download it. > > > > > > Rick Quatro > > > Carmen Publishing > > > 585-659-8267 > > > www.frameexpert.com > > > > > > > > > > Hi Framers, > > > > > > > > when you import an EPS file into Frame, you get to see > a low-res > > > > preview. Is there a way or a plug-in to "optimize" this > > preview or to > > > > get a high-res preview? > > > > > > > > Cheers > > > > > > > > -- > > > > Yves Barbion > > > > www.scripto.nu > _______________________________________________ > > > You are currently subscribed to Framers as js at grafikhuset.dk. > > Send list messages to framers at lists.frameusers.com. > > To unsubscribe send a blank email to > framers-unsubscribe at lists.frameusers.com > or visit > http://lists.frameusers.com/mailman/options/framers/js%40grafi khuset.dk Send administrative questions to listadmin at frameusers.com. Visit http://www.frameusers.com/ for more resources and info.