TRANSFIG(1) General Commands Manual TRANSFIG(1)
transfig – creates a makefile for portable LaTeX figures
transfig [ -L language ] [ -M makefile ] [ -T texfile ] [ -I macrofile
] [ -V ] [ control_specs figfile … ]
Transfig creates a makefile to translate figures described in Fig code
or PIC into a specified LaTeX graphics language. PIC files are identi‐
fied 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 specifier
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 (special) 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 direc‐
tory, 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 specified, the program version number is printed only.
Control specifiers are
-m mag set the magnification at which the figure is rendered (default
set the default font family used for text objects (default
set the default font size (in points) for text objects (default
pass the specified option string through to fig2dev.
If there is no scaling, the default font is an eleven point roman font.
Language and control 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 assumed.
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)