[OS X TeX] XeLaTeX problems with includegraphics

Peder Axensten peder at axensten.se
Tue Sep 2 11:06:09 EDT 2008

On 2 sep 2008, at 16.33, Bruno Voisin wrote:

> Le 2 sept. 08 à 16:07, Peder Axensten a écrit :
>> I upgraded XeTeX from version 0.996 to XeTeX 3.1415926-2.2-0.999.6  
>> (Web2C 7.5.6).
>> xetex 0.996 didn't render old style numbers with fonts from Adobe  
>> FontFolio 11, so I upgraded.
>> The numbers work with the new version, but any \includegraphics  
>> prevents the pdf to be created. At the end of the log-file there is  
>> only a
>> "Error 256 (driver return code) generating output;
>> file test-letter.pdf may not be valid."
> What's the format of the graphics you are trying to include? Recent  
> versions of XeTeX changed the default for the XDVI-to-PDF driver  
> invoked behind the scene for converting from the XDVI output format  
> of XeTeX to PDF.
> The default driver used to be the Mac-specific xdv2pdf, now it's the  
> cross-platform xdvipdfmx. xdv2pdf accepted all formats known to  
> QuickTime, xdvipdfmx does not. A notable example is TIFF, which  
> xdvipdfmx does not understand.

It's a pdf vector graphic (single "page", no-thrills).

/Peder Axensten

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