[OS X TeX] How to comment out includegraphics?

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Thu Oct 27 22:39:06 EDT 2005

On Oct 27, 2005, at 9:01 PM, Ross Moore wrote:

> No, it's easier than that
>  --- without resorting to LaTeX internals.
> You want to make \includegraphics behave like a macro that
> you know already handles filenames correctly, such as \url
> from  \usepackage{url} .
> You must do it in a way that does *not* read the {...} argument
> until the catcodes of the special characters have been adapted.
> e.g.
>  \renewcommand{\includegraphics}[1][]{\url}
> Now the optional argument is gobbled, then the \url  picks up the
> filename and prints it in whatever style you use for URLs.
> Even better would be to look at how  url.sty  can be customised,
> and setup a special command to deal just with these filenames
> for graphics --- using a special font and/or color.



Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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