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Small library for extracting plots used in scholarly communication.

Project Description

Small library for converting and mapping plots in TeX source used in scholarly communication.

Originally part of Invenio https://github.com/inveniosoftware/invenio.

Installation

pip install plotextractor

Usage

from plotextractor import process_tarball
plots = process_tarball("/path/to/tarball.tar.gz")
print(plots[0])
{
    'url': '/path/to/tarball.tar.gz_files/d15-120f3d.png',
    'captions': ['The $\\rho^0$ meson properties: (a) Mass ...']
    'name': 'd15-120f3d',
    'label': 'fig:mass'
}

Known issues

If you experience frequent DelegateError errors you may need to update your version of GhostScript.

Changes

Version 0.2.0 (2018-02-07)

  • Ignore hidden/metadata files in the tarball.
  • Handle relative paths in the tarball.

Version 0.1.6 (2016-12-01)

  • Sets the mtime for all members of the tarball to current time before unpacking.

Version 0.1.5 (2016-05-25)

  • Properly raises an exception when no TeX files are found in an archive.
  • More fixes to image path extraction and more robust image handling.

Version 0.1.4 (2016-03-22)

  • Fixes linking images from TeX reference when images are referred to without specifying full relative folder path.

Version 0.1.3 (2016-03-17)

  • Properly supports cases where images are located in a nested folder inside the extracted tarballs root folder.

Version 0.1.2 (2015-12-08)

  • Adds wrapfigure support.
  • Catches problems with image conversions.
  • More robust handling of image rotations in TeX sources.
  • Removes unicode_literals usage.

Version 0.1.1 (2015-12-04)

  • Improves extraction from TeX file by reading files with encoding.

Version 0.1.0 (2015-10-19)

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