[texhax] I need help with graphics ....

Victor Ivrii vivrii at gmail.com
Sat Aug 27 21:08:19 CEST 2005

On 8/27/05, Tom Schneider <toms at ncifcrf.gov> wrote:
> Douglas:
> > However, I've never been able to import any graphics.  My college
> > teacher gave me some files, but they're getting stuck on something.
> A precise description of what is happening would help people figure
> out what you need to do next, see:
> http://www.lecb.ncifcrf.gov/~toms/bugs.html
> Perhaps it is that you are not using the right format.  Graphics must
> be postscript for LaTeX.  A good program for conversion is
> imagemagick.
> http://www.imagemagick.org
> You would:
> convert image.jpg image.eps
> Tom
>   Dr. Thomas D. Schneider
>   National Institutes of Health
>   National Cancer Institute
>   Center for Cancer Research Nanobiology Program
>   Molecular Information Theory Group
>   Frederick, Maryland  21702-1201
>   toms at ncifcrf.gov
>   permanent email: toms at alum.mit.edu (use only if first address fails)
>   http://www.ccrnp.ncifcrf.gov/~toms/

True for latex, pdflatex meanwhile scorn eps but accepts jpg, png, pdf

So, if you have graphics in the latter formats it would be better to
run pdflatex
without conversion, if your graphics is mainly ps/eps you should run latex

Victor Ivrii, Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto

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