transfig - creates a makefile for portable LaTeX figures
transfig [ -L language ] [ -M makefile ] [ -T texfile ] [ -I macrofile ] [ -V ] [ con-
trol_specs figfile ... ]
Transfig creates a makefile to translate figures described in Fig code or PIC into a spec-
ified LaTeX graphics language. PIC files are identified by the suffix ".pic"; Fig files
can be specified either with or without the suffix ".fig" . Transfig also creates a TeX
macro file appropriate to the target language.
The language specifier must be one of box, cgm, eepic, eepicemu, emf, epic, eps, ge, gif,
ibmgl, jpeg, latex, map, mf, mmp, mp, pcx, pdf, pdftex, pdftex_t, pic, pictex, png, ppm,
ps, psfig, pstex, pstex_t, ptk, sld, textyl, tiff, tk, tpic, xbm, xpm or null. The speci-
fier psfig is like the ps specifier, except that it make use of the psfig macro package.
The specifier pstex is like psfig, except that it uses LaTeX to process formatted (spe-
cial) text. The specifier null results in the figures being replaced by empty boxes of
the appropriate size. If no language is specified, epic is the default.
The names of the makefile and TeX macro file can be set with the -M and -T options. The
default names are "Makefile" and "transfig.tex", respectively. If there is already an
existing makefile in the directory, transfig first renames it to makefile~. The same
holds for any existing TeX macro file. If the -I option is specified, then a command to
read in macrofile is inserted into the TeX macro file. If the -V option is speci-
fied, the program version number is printed only.
Control specifiers are
-m mag set the magnification at which the figure is rendered (default 1.0).
set the default font family used for text objects (default "rm").
set the default font size (in points) for text objects (default 11*mag).
pass the specified option string through to fig2dev.
If there is no scaling, the default font is an eleven point roman font. Language and con-
trol specifiers may occur more than once; they affect the translation of files which
appear to their right in the argument list. If no files are specified, then "*.fig" is
fig(l), fig2dev(l), pic(l), pic2fig(l), xfig(l)
Copyright (C) 1985 Supoj Sutantavibul
Copyright (C) 1991 Micah Beck
Parts Copyright (C) 1991-2002 Brian Smith
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Version 3.2.4 November 2002 TRANSFIG(1)