[l2h] big problem with images in html links. Same image is used.

Nasser M. Abbasi nma at 12000.org
Tue Jan 15 08:54:09 CET 2013

some more information on this problem. I do not
see image.pl file generated, but see labels.pl generated.
Here it is

>cat labels.pl
# LaTeX2HTML 2008 (1.71)
# Associate labels original text with physical files.


# LaTeX2HTML 2008 (1.71)
# labels from external_latex_labels array.


any other information I can give, please let me know.

On 01/15/2013 01:37 AM, Nasser M. Abbasi wrote:
> I mentioned this problem long time ago.
> http://comments.gmane.org/gmane.comp.tex.latex2html/505
> But there is was satsfactory answer to this problem as of yet.
> This is a big problem for me as I have used the same
> image name in many folders in order to make it easy to automate
> other things. But now when I run latex2html, and even though
> the images are in different folders, l2h will use the same
> image name for all the links. Here is an example:
> I have foo.tex in a folder. and Below this folder, I have 2
> folders A\ and B\ and each have an image called image.png
> Now this is my foo.tex:
> -------------------------------
> \documentclass[titlepage]{article}%
> \usepackage{html}
> \usepackage{amssymb}
> \usepackage{graphicx}%
> \begin{document}
> \htmladdnormallink{\includegraphics[scale=0.3]{folderA/image}}{folderA/image}
> \htmladdnormallink{\includegraphics[scale=0.3]{folderB/image}}{folderB/image}
> \end{document}
> ----------------------------------------
> When I run this by latex2html, the html file shows this:
> ------------------------------
> <A NAME="tex2html1"
>     HREF="folderA/image"><IMG WIDTH="30" HEIGHT="20" ALIGN="BOTTOM" BORDER="0"
>    SRC="./image.png"
>    ALT="Image image"></A>
> <A NAME="tex2html2"
>     HREF="folderB/image"><IMG WIDTH="21" HEIGHT="20" ALIGN="BOTTOM" BORDER="0"
>    SRC="./image.png"
>    ALT="Image image"></A>
> <P>
> ------------------------
> and what shows up in the html page as thumbnail is the same
> image (it uses the first one it read which is folderA/image)
> but the html link is correct. Only the thumbnail image is wrong.
> What I have done in the past is to go rename every image to add the
> folder name to the name of the image to that each image name
> is unique.  But I do not think I can do this this time, as I
> have many images done this way and I would have to change
> many scripts now to rename many things.
> This is a show stopper for me now, and If there is not as easy
> way around it, I might have to abandon latexhthml and try to
> move to text4ht as I tried this with text4ht and it had
> no problem with the images.
> If anyone knows a way around this, please let me know.
> I am using latest latex, and latex2html from linux mint 14
> (2008).
> --Nasser
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