[OS X TeX] Re: paths for graphics files

Gerben Wierda Gerben.Wierda at rna.nl
Mon Jan 30 12:39:37 EST 2006

>> I am converting from Sun Solaris teTeX to Gerben's OS X version.  One
>> thing that works on the Sun but not on the Mac is a relative path to a
>> graphics file.  On the sun, it works fine:
>> [1] [2] [3] <../images/ccd2.eps> [4] [5] (otoday.aux) )
>> (see the transcript file for additional information)
>> Output written on otoday.dvi (5 pages, 7088 bytes).
>> Transcript written on otoday.log.
>> This is dvips(k) 5.86 Copyright 1999 Radical Eye Software
>> (www.radicaleye.com)
>> Of relevance is the ../images/ccd2.eps and maybe the version of dvips.
>> However, on the Mac with the same file and relative structure, I get
>> dvips: Could not find figure file ../images/ccd2.eps; continuing
> The issue is with the changed default security settings of dvips in
> TL2005. You have to add -R1 to dvips to get the old behaviour or move your
> images to a subdirectory of your typeset document.
> Adding -R1 to TeX+dvips in TeXShop is a matter of adding a flag to
> simpdftex. E.g. from the top of my head
>     simpdftex latex --extradvipsopts -R1

Ugh. "-R0" of course. As many others already pointed out.

Sorry for the confusion.


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