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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


pip install plotextractor


from plotextractor import process_tarball
plots = process_tarball("/path/to/tarball.tar.gz")
    '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.


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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