[tex-live] idea about graphics rule
daleif at imf.au.dk
Sun Sep 11 19:12:42 CEST 2005
Why is it that in DVI mode (via LaTeX) then graphicx does not know the
.mps extension? It's a subset of EPS anyway.
The main problem is when one wants to include METAPOST figures directly
using pdflatex. These often have extensions like .1, .2, .3 \dots
So the recommendation goes: Use
But that fails when one wants to compile ones document using LaTeX instead
of pdfLaTeX. So one needs
Is there any reasons for you not to include mps as one of the formats
recognized by graphicx in dvi mode? (I cannot remember which file it is
that needs to be changed a little).
(I've just tested it with the latest 2005 TL beta so I know the problem
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