[pdftex] 2-line pdfximage test fails

Heiko Oberdiek oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de
Tue Jan 28 10:54:55 CET 2003

On Mon, Jan 27, 2003 at 11:15:14PM -0700, Aime' Fournier wrote:

> This follows up and *replaces* my "can't find the
> format file" thread.  I made a 2-line test case:
> 47 %cat test.tex
> \pdfximage{images/blpo1.pdf}
> \bye
> 48 %pdftex test.tex
> This is pdfTeX, Version
> 3.14159-14h-released-20010417 (Web2C
> (./test.tex{/usr/share/texmf/pdftex/config/pdftex.cfg}
> Babel <v3.7h> and hyphenation patterns for
> american, french, german, ngerman, b
> asque, italian, portuges, spanish, swedish,
> nohyphenation, loaded.
>  )
> No pages of output.
> Transcript written on test.log.
>  ...so I get no output,

This is correct. TeX does not see anything to be typesetted.
\pdfximage{...} does not set an image, it only says, that
this image ... will be later used.
  See the documentation of pdfTeX for details, how to
include an image. Or you can look at the code of pdftex.def,
the driver file for the graphics package. This package can
also be used with plain-TeX formats.

Yours sincerely
  Heiko <oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de>

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