[OS X TeX] Extraneous text with \includegraphics

Rob Preuss rpreuss at bbn.com
Mon Feb 16 22:27:21 CET 2009


I found the problem. My header contained the line:

\setkeys{Gin}{width=\columnwidth-80pt,keepaspectratio}   % global settings

Changing this to:

\setkeys{Gin}{width=\columnwidth,keepaspectratio}   % global settings

eliminated the extraneous text.

Thanks for the other tips as well.


>On Feb 15, 2009, at 2:38 PM, Rob Preuss wrote:
>>Sorry if this is a dumb question, but I'm baffled.
>>Whenever I include a PDF figure with code such as
>>\caption{My Figure}\label{fig:one}
>You should be using the following structure to avoid the insertion 
>of extra vertical space:
>\caption{My Figure}\label{fig:one}
>>Latex prints the text "-80pt-" above the figure
>>and the text "80pt" to the left of the figure.
>>The figure was created using Preview to convert
>>and then crop a postscript file. If I omit the
>>line "\includegraphics{Fig1}" I do not get this
>>extra text, but I also don't get the figure.
>Can you post the original Postscript file as well as the offending PDF?
>-- Gary
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