[tex-k] disappearing inserts

David Guichard guichard at skink.whitman.edu
Thu Mar 22 04:42:18 CET 2012


On a new ubuntu installation, I noticed that some midinserts are
disappearing into the ether on me; I'm using texlive 2009-13 on ubuntu
11.10. The same code works perfectly on my 10.04 machine with
2009-7. I have a "figure" macro that uses midinsert; I changed the
midinsert to a topinsert, and *every* figure disappeared, and indeed
the midinserts that disappear are the ones that are converted to

All non-standard macro packages are the same on the two machines, and
the plain.tex files are identical. I even tried copying the tex
executable from the good system to the problem system, and the problem

This is very mysterious to me--where else could such a problem be?


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