[OS X TeX] Simple(?) MacTeX question

Themis Matsoukas matsoukas at psu.edu
Mon Sep 11 21:38:12 EDT 2006

On Sep 11, 2006, at 7:23 PM, Bruno Voisin wrote:
> That said, I don't use on-the-fly conversion myself: this means the  
> conversion of redone for every included graphics each time your TeX  
> document is typeset, and IMHO this is just a waste of time and  
> computer resources.

Why is this? My understanding is that \includegraphics{foo} causes  
foo.pdf to be created on-the-fly (from foo.eps) only if foo.pdf does  
not already exist, therefore, avoiding unnecessary repetition.


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