[OS X TeX] including a graphics file

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Sat Jun 19 16:00:50 CEST 2021

> On Jun 19, 2021, at 8:35 AM, Nitecki, Zbigniew H. <Zbigniew.Nitecki at tufts.edu> wrote:
> I’m trying to include some graphics generated by Mathematica, something I am not used to doing (I usually generate what I need via pspicture).
> Using the TeXShop editor’s menu, I selected Figurs>epsfile and got the template which I filled in as follows:
>> \begin{figure}[htbp]
>> \begin{center}
>> \epsfile{file=plot1.pdf,scale=0.8}
>> \caption{{\bf Weierstrass's Function}}
>> \label{fig:Weierstrass}
>> \end{center}
>> \end{figure}
> I have \usepackage{graphics} in my preamble.
> The log file says:
>> ./Monsters.tex:683: Undefined control sequence.
>> l.683 \epsfile
>>               {file=plot1.pdf,scale=0.8}
>> The control sequence at the end of the top line
>> of your error message was never \def'ed. If you have
>> misspelled it (e.g., `\hobx'), type `I' and the correct
>> spelling (e.g., `I\hbox'). Otherwise just continue,
>> and I'll forget about whatever was undefined.
> What should I do to correct this?
> Zbigniew Nitecki


Don't use the graphics package, use the graphicx (with an x) package.

Also, instead of the \epsfile line use


everything else is the same.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
herbs at wideopenwest.com

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