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# FIG2MPDF(1) - Linux manual page online | User commands

Creation of multilayer pdf or eps figures from fig files using latex for typesetting.

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fig2mpdf(1) Including xfig figures into LaTeX documents fig2mpdf(1)

## NAME

fig2mpdf - creation of multilayer pdf or eps figures from fig files using latex for type‐ setting

## SYNOPSIS

fig2mpdf [OPTION]... FILE

## DESCRIPTION

This tool can create pdf or eps figures using fig files as source. For beamer presenta‐ tions, for example, you can use the multilayer mode to create multiple figures that can be overlayed to get a dynamic figure. For proper appearance you can use latex to typeset some or all texts, possibly containing formulas. The default interpretation of the given fig FILE depends on its suffix. fig Normal conversion of a fig file. All texts are interpreted as postscript texts and all elements of the figure are included in the resulting figure. lfig LaTeX interpretation of the file. All texts of the input file that have the special bit set are typeset by pdflatex resp. latex (see: Option -|+l). mfig Multilayer file interpretation. Depending on the used depths of the figure it is split into multiple parts. For each part an output file is created (see: section MultiLayerOutput). mlfig or lmfig Combination of multilayer and LaTeX interpretation of the input (see: Suffix lfig and mfig). The default interpretation of the input can be changed by using the options below.