[LON-CAPA-users] Printing Figures
Mon, 05 Feb 2007 11:53:53 -0500
I didn't think the TeXwidth attribute only accepts a number. That
number defines the number of mm wide the image will be. Try TeXwidth="70"
Todd Ruskell wrote:
> We're trying to improve the hard-copy printing of images, particularly
> for exams. For one particular problem, if I do not set any size
> options, the latex code produces an image with a width of 142.2 mm and
> a height of 144 mm with the default single-column format. If I use
> the TeXwidth option, like:
> <img src="Figures/circleSym.gif" TeXwidth="50%"/>,
> then the image is visibly flattened in the vertical direction, and
> looking at the latex code I see an image with a width of 90.17 mm and
> a height of 50.63 mm, which clearly destroys the aspect ratio.
> Further, If I use the single-column format, the image is visibly
> squashed in the horizontal direction, albeit much smaller. This is
> very disturbing when asking a question about figure which should show
> a circular cross-section but that looks unquestionably elliptical.
> If I try adding TeXheight="50%", the latex code generated is
> \includegraphics[width=90.17 mm,height=50% mm], which clearly won't work.
> I'm sure others have encountered this issue. What is the
> preferred/accepted method for scaling images in LaTeX mode while
> properly preserving aspect ratios?
> --Dr. Todd G. Ruskell Phone: 303-384-2080
> Senior Lecturer, Department of Physics FAX: 303-273-3919
> Colorado School of Mines
> Golden, CO 80401
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