[tex-k] %includegraphics with pdflatex

Robin Fairbairns Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Fri May 21 19:29:41 CEST 2004

> I have a file named pres.tex which will latex fine, but gets an error if I
> try pdflatex. The error is on the command
> \includegrpahics{basel.eps}
> error message is "unknown graphics extension: .eps."
> I have \include{graphics}, and as I said it typesets fine with latex. I'm
> thinking maybe it is looking in a special directory for the graphics file,
>  but if that is the case it should say something like 'file not found' as
> its error message. I've attached pres.tex, and pres.log

pdftex can't include .eps files unaided -- see my faq answer:


no fanciful ideas about different search paths necessary...

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