Hi Martin. I use Inkscape all the time, but have not heard before of this "pdf-latex-format". Would you explain how to access it? I tried Save As but it is not there.
Thanks. Regards. ------------------------------------------------- Julio Rojas jcredbe...@gmail.com On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 11:49 AM, Martin Hoßbach < martin.hossb...@igd.fraunhofer.de> wrote: > Hello > > does anyone of you use Inkscape and the pdf-latex-format to create images > for your documents? > > BTW: Same problem with gnuplot and the eps-latex-terminal... I definitely > want to use this format, because then I will have all text in drawings and > diagrams in the font used by the main document. > > Inkscape creates two files: a pdf-file containing the drawing, and a > tex-file which adds all text to the drawing and also loads the pdf-file. LyX > seems to ignore the pdf file, since it is not referenced anywhere in the > LyX-File. As a result, I get an error: "foo.pdf cannot be found". > > Trying to use \graphicspath to tell latex where to look for the pdf doesn't > help: I would have to add an absolute path to the pdf, which is pointless if > you work on two machines, one linux, one windows... Using a relative path > doesn't work, because LyX ignores the pdf-file and simply doesn't copy it to > the temp-folder. > > Is there any way to tell LyX that the pdf-file exists and needs to be > copied to the temp-folder, so latex can find it? > > Did I miss anything? > > Thanks > Martin >