I am trying to import the following EPS file in Inkscape (version 0.91 on Debian sid):
%!PS-Adobe EPSF-3.0 %%BoundingBox: 0.000000 0.000000 850.393701 566.929134 newpath 42.519685039370 73.646254810015 moveto 127.559055118110 73.646254810015 lineto 212.598425196850 73.646254810015 lineto 297.637795275591 73.646254810015 lineto 382.677165354331 73.646254810015 lineto 467.716535433071 73.646254810015 lineto 552.755905511811 73.646254810015 lineto 637.795275590551 73.646254810015 lineto 722.834645669291 73.646254810015 lineto 807.874015748032 73.646254810015 lineto 1.014173 setlinewidth 0.0 0.0 0.0 setrgbcolor stroke
As you can see, this EPS describes a straight line, although it is broken in many intermediate points. After importing I would like to see handles corresponding to all the intermediate points, but Inkscape automatically simplifies them and just retains the initial and final handles.
Is there anyway to obtain the behavior I would like to have?
EDIT One workaround I have is to randomize a little the points, enough so that Inkscape does not detect the resulting line as straight, but not too much so the difference is not visible. I would like to find a better way.