[OS X TeX] Request from newbie

Gary L. Gray gray at engr.psu.edu
Wed Dec 8 21:16:14 EST 2004

On Dec 8, 2004, at 9:12 PM, Dewey Dykstra wrote:

> So I still have a problem...
> If I look carefully in the console when the document file is typeset, 
> I see evidence that the graphics.sty file is apparently loaded and an 
> epsf.tex file is run(?) also.
> My problem is that when the figure is called, I get an "Unknown 
> graphics extension:  .eps error" message.
> Near the beginning of my file I have the instruction:  
> \usepackage{graphics,epsf}
> Furthermore, the sample file from APS when I try to typeset it does 
> the same thing at the call for the .eps figure..
> I thought something was missing, but I see now it is not, but this 
> leaves me with no explanation and no idea what to do to make it work.
> I hope you can help.  Any suggestions?

Do you have "Pdftex" or "TeX and Ghostscript" checked in the Typeset 
menu in TeXShop. It sounds like you have EPS graphics, so you either 
need to use "TeX and Ghostscript" or convert the EPS files to PDF and 
then use "Pdftex".

-- Gary

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