[OS X TeX] Search order graphics extension

Justin C. Walker justin at mac.com
Fri Feb 11 03:17:28 CET 2011

On Feb 10, 2011, at 17:53 , Herbert Schulz wrote:

>>> 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.


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