# [OS X TeX] Gotta include problem

David Arnold dwarnold45 at suddenlink.net
Fri May 13 06:25:37 CEST 2011

Ross,

I think your suggestion is working. And with Find and Replace, it is not taking too long.

Thanks very much.

David

On May 12, 2011, at 9:14 PM, David Arnold wrote:

> All my figure files have unique names.
>
> This seems like it may work, although it leaves me with a lot of editing to do.
>
> In /ElemAlgText/chapter1/chapter1.tex, I'll include a \graphicspath{graphics/}. Then I'll go through each of the \include{section1} files and change each occurrence of \includegraphics{graphics/fig1} to \includegraphics{fig1}.
>
> Then in /ElemAlgText/main.tex, I'll include a \graphicspath{{chapter1/graphics/}...{chapter8/graphics/}}. Should work?
>
> D.
>
> On May 12, 2011, at 8:54 PM, Ross Moore wrote:
>
>> Hello David and Tamer,
>>
>> On 13/05/2011, at 1:42 PM, M. Tamer Özsu wrote:
>>
>>> I think you need to say
>>>
>>> \includegraphics{chapter1/graphics/fig1}
>>
>> Better (sometimes) is to declare the graphics path in the preamble:
>> e.g.
>>
>> \graphicspath{{chapter1/graphics/}{chapter2/graphics/}...{yet another path}}
>>
>> Each {...} represents a prefix that LaTeX is supposed to prepend
>> to the filename, when searching for an image file.
>>
>>
>>
>> However, if you are using the same file names,  such as  fig1
>> fig2  fig3 ... , within in each chapter then this will not work.
>> LaTeX will always choose the first valid filename that is found.
>>
>> As with symbolic labels, it is better to name your images with
>> a name that reflects the content of the image, rather than
>> the position it occupies within the document.
>>
>> This makes it much easier to allow reuse of the same graphic within
>> different documents.
>>
>>>
>>> ==Tamer
>>
>>
>> Hope this helps,
>>
>> 	Ross
>>
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