[OS X TeX] include graphics not working

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Sun Dec 13 02:39:00 CET 2020

> On Dec 12, 2020, at 7:11 PM, Joe Goddard <jgoddard at eng.ucsd.edu> wrote:
> TexShop (4.55 and previous versions)  is giving an error including graphics with message:
> Runaway argument?
> "xxx.pdf"  \edef \Gin at ext {\Gin at temp }\fi \def \Gin at temp {.png}
> \ifx \ETC •
> ./TexFile.tex :105: Paragraph ended before \@tempa was complete.
> <to be read again>
> where line 105 of the input .tex file  "TexFile" reads:
>  \includegraphics[width=.2\textwidth]{xxx}
> and xxx is a .pdf file. 
> This problem occurs on three different macs,  macbookpro, macbook air, and iMac.
> I do not have this problem with Overleaf and cannot seem to find a solution online. 
> Help would be greatly appreciated. JG


Please create a minimal example file that displays the problem. Also, what preamble are you using? Also, what TeX Distribution are you using? Is it fully updated? Do you have old file in your personal tree (~/Library/texmf for MacTeX)? Supply your .log file.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
herbs at wideopenwest.com

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