[OS X TeX] Converting graphics files
darnold at northcoast.com
Mon Jan 3 01:10:06 EST 2005
I have an encapsulated postscript file with a weird name: Fig1.2.1
The filename is correct. It doesn't have the usual .eps extension.
Now, my problem. In TeXShop, if I add these lines to my file:
Next, I compile using pdflatex. I get this error message:
!Latex Error: Unknown graphics extension: .2.1
Now, it's clear what this means, but I am not in a position to change
the name of the file.
As a workaround, I tried converting the file to pdf manually with:
epstopdf --outfile=Fig1.2.1.pdf Fig1.2.1
Now, if I remove the lines:
And compile using pdflatex, I still have a problem. In my log file I
File: Fig1.2.1 Graphic file (type eps)
Non-PDF special ignored!]
And, of course, the graphic doesn't show up in my file.
I am pretty sure this has to do with the periods in the filename, which
were not my choice, but my publisher's.
Anybody have some suggestions that would help? Preferably, a way around
this without changing the filenames?
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