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I am working on publishing a book on Lulu. One warning it has about my PDF is:

Images: Your file contains images with line thickness less than 0.14 points. This may be too thin to print. Please review your file.

I have all of the EPS files that go into the book. However, I do not know how they were created, so I cannot edit the originals. Is there a way to edit the EPS directly to make all lines at least 0.14 points?

I see this question, but they had the original. I see this ps_thicken script, but it did not work for me.

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  • Yes, you can redefine setlinewidth at start of the document so it cant go below 0.14 but its a bit out there kind of solution. Not for people with code allergy.
    – joojaa
    May 29 at 18:33
  • I don't have code allergy. How do I do this?
    – dfrankow
    May 30 at 12:41
  • Just open the file in a text editir an redefine the setlinewidth command. The file is just a programming language snippet. Its pretty well documented online how to redefine builtin commands.
    – joojaa
    May 30 at 13:44
  • Thanks. I don't know postscript that well, and this is literally a Q&A site, so I'm hoping someone can answer with working code or a link to some working code.
    – dfrankow
    May 30 at 15:36
  • Its not entirely within scope of graphic design .se if your into doing this manually in a graphic design application thats fine. But coding is outside of scope.
    – joojaa
    May 30 at 15:41

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