[OS X TeX] include .eps graphics

Luis Sequeira lsequeir at fc.ul.pt
Thu Oct 24 13:36:57 EDT 2002

>Being a beginner in LaTeX, I'm puzzled by the error message :
>! LaTeX Error: Unknown graphics extension: .eps.
>compiling the .tex :
>what's wrong ?
>(I'm using TeXShop and teTeX)
>I suppose I must use an option of graphics but I'm unable to guess 
>the right one ...
>	Thanks in advance,

I believe that under TeXShop/teTeX you should use pdf graphics instead.
Control-click the .eps file, choose Open with... and select TeXShop. 
This should, in principle, be enough to create a pdf version of the 
file (though some people have been having problems with it - I 
(fingers crossed) haven't).
You can use \includegraphics without file extension (so that if you 
at some point use another tex engine that expects .eps it will still 


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