[OS X TeX] pictures in plain TeX

Ross Moore ross.moore at mq.edu.au
Thu May 10 18:36:01 EDT 2012

On 11/05/2012, at 7:32 AM, juan tolosa wrote:

> Hi Ross,
> Thank you for your help---from the opposite end of the world!
> Unfortunately, your fix didn't work for me.
> I did input
> \input minltx.tex

It should be   miniltx.tex .

> However, after that, when running plain TeX, I got the message that
> \usepackage
> was an undefined control sequence, and so was

OK, sorry.
This isn't one of the commands that  miniltx  emulates.
Instead it does do what is needed for:


which is essentially the same in LaTeX.

> \includegraphics
> Maybe I didn't fully understand your suggestion?

No, my mistake – relying on memory only,
rather than checking an example first.

> Best,
>            Juan

Hope this helps,


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