beamer and: Re: [OS X TeX] TexShop Configuration

Herbert Schulz herbs at
Tue Feb 20 14:12:29 EST 2007

On Feb 20, 2007, at 12:10 PM, Roussanka Loukanova wrote:

> ... And even after that fix, the command latex does not process  
> beamer files. (I do not know if this is normal or not: at some  
> point we were supposed to use only pdflatex with beamer.) For  
> example, if I have a beamer file with lines
> \includegraphics[width=0.6\textwidth]{file.jpg}
>  or
> \includegraphics[width=0.6\textwidth]{file.pdf}
> or
> \includegraphics[width=0.6\textwidth]{file.png}
> the command latex exits with:
> ! LaTeX Error: Cannot determine size of graphic in picture.png (no  
> BoundingBox).
> LaTeX exited abnormally with code 1 at Tue Feb 20 18:56:40
> I would appreciate some feedback if this is not supposed to be so,  
> and any information about it anyway. But most likely, this is a  
> question to some beamer list.
> Roussanka


You should use .eps files with latex; it doesn't know  
about .pdf, .jpg or .png files. On the other hand, pdlatex know  
about .pdf, .jpg and .png files but not, without help, about .eps.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at

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