Re: CTAN Submission -- PSfrag 3.0, major release
Michael Grant writes:
> I've uploaded a brand spankin' new version of PSfrag into
> ftp://ftp.tex.ac.uk/incoming/psfrag.zip to replace the version now found in
> PSfrag is a set of macros and a PostScript header which allows LaTeX
> constructions (equations, picture environments, etc.) to be precisely
> superimposed over Encapsulated PostScript figures. The user can use his/her
> favorite drawing tool to create an EPS figure, placing simple text "tags"
> where each replacement is to be placed. PSfrag will automatically remove
> those tags from the figure and replace them with the LaTeX construction
> that the user specifies, properly aligned, scaled, and/or rotated.
> This version marks a major reimplementation of PSfrag, with the most
> notable change being the elimination of the ps2frag script. All scanning
> and replacement functions have been fully integrated into LaTeX and/or
> PostScript, so a preprocessing step is no longer necessary.
> It has been confirmed to work with Tomas Rokicki's dvips and Y&Y's
> dvipsone; however, we hope (!) that it will work with any driver that is
> fully supported by the LaTeX2e graphics package. We hope that people with
> other drivers will try it out and suggest changes, if necessary (or at
> least submit effective bug reports). It is also designed to interact well
> with PS-aware DVI previewers, such as xdvi.
> A 10-page user's guide, with examples, is supplied with the package.