[OS X TeX] TExXhop can not find eps files/graphicspath

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Wed Sep 27 17:08:42 EDT 2006

On Sep 27, 2006, at 3:57 PM, Donal Day wrote:

> I have decided to collect a set of my eps figures in a common  
> folder, located above the folder I  am working in.
> I wanted to place the path to the file in the graphics call, e.g.  
> includegraphics{../figs/figure1.eps} but Texshop reports that it  
> can not find the file.
> I tried including \graphicspath{{../figs/}} but that gave the same  
> response.
> When I switched to a pdf version of the file  and pdflatex instead   
> of Tex and ghostscript it worked in both cases.
> Can someone offer an  explanation?
> Donal
> Donal Day
> dbd at virginia.edu


This behavior was added to dvips as a safety feature. You can get the  
old behavior by adding

--extradvipsopts "-R0"

to the simpdftex lines in TeXShop-Preferences->Engine Tab and TeX +  
dvips + distiller section.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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