[OS X TeX] Including jpg w/ graphicx

Morten Høgholm morten.hoegholm at gmail.com
Tue Nov 22 21:45:44 CET 2005

On Tue, 22 Nov 2005 21:36:02 +0100, Christopher Allen  
<Christopher.T.Allen.95 at Alum.Dartmouth.ORG> wrote:

>> You must add braces around the name but the real problem is the use of  
>> ~ because it's usually active. Try this instead:
>> 	\graphicspath{{\string~/Pictures/}}
> I'd had the second pair of braces, but LaTeX didn't seem to care, or at  
> least the error didn't change, so it didn't care yet.
> \string seems to do something, though. Hmmm... I'd copied the  
> graphicspath part from someone else's email a while ago, and I hadn't  
> deleted \string. It seems odd to me that with \string sometimes I get  
> errors saying the file cannot be found, but I never got that error  
> without \string. When it does compile with \string I get a blank page.

Putting \string before ~ makes the error message go away but it's not the  
correct way, sorry. You need to eventually put a harmless ~ in there. One  
way is this:


and this works correctly (just tested).
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