On Tue, 20 Jun 2000, Christian Wenz wrote:

> i normally scan pictures with gimp and save them as *.xcf. when i like
> to plot them or to edit with xfig, i have to revert them to *.ps or
> *.eps. but the size of the files are increasing terribly. is this
> increase gimp-dependent ?? i know that gimp is pixel based !! maybe
> there is another better way to get small *.ps files ???

You got it. Gimp is exporting to a bunch of pixels rather than nice
postscript shapes. there's no way to do better with GIMP. There may be
other programs that would be better for this. I'm forgeting the name but
there's one that can export to SVG that might do nice PS output.


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