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

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

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