[OS X TeX] Search order graphics extension

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Thu Feb 10 21:24:29 EST 2011

On Feb 10, 2011, at 8:17 PM, Justin C. Walker wrote:

> On Feb 10, 2011, at 17:53 , Herbert Schulz wrote:
> [snip]
>>>> I actually have an epstopdf.cfg file (in ~/Library/texmf/tex/latex/config/) that has
>>>> % to get old behavior foo.eps->foo.pdf as well as update,prepend
>>>> \epstopdfsetup{verbose,update,prepend,prefersuffix=false,suffix=}
>>>> % tif->png
>>>> \epstopdfDeclareGraphicsRule{.tif}{png}{.png}{convert #1 \OutputFile}
>>>> \PrependGraphicsExtensions{.tif}
>>>> % tiff->png
>>>> \epstopdfDeclareGraphicsRule{.tiff}{png}{.png}{convert #1 \OutputFile}
>>>> \PrependGraphicsExtensions{.tiff}
>>>> which will give automatic conversion of tif(f)f->png ans well as get the old behavior of foo.eps->foo.pdf, etc., which I like. Note: the tif(f)->png will only run with shell-escape enabled.
>>> Thank you for the excellent hint, Herb!
>> Howdy,
>> The information is also in EpsAndPdflatex2010.pdf.zip available at <http://public.me.com/herbs2>.
> I just downloaded this, and don't see the same information in your PDF as is given above.  Or, at least, not with the same accompanying, and helpful, text :-}  The .cfg file is only mentioned once, in connection with .tiff conversions.
> Justin


Yeah... the stuff about the converted file name is left out since that is not generally what most people care to control but something I'm used to seeing from ``older days.''

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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