[texhax] Placing unknown images arbitrarily by lower left corner

Peter Davis pfd at pfdstudio.com
Thu Mar 31 14:18:47 CEST 2011

On Thu, Mar 31, 2011 at 3:26 AM, Ulrike Fischer <news3 at nililand.de> wrote:

> Am Wed, 30 Mar 2011 17:38:29 -0400 schrieb Peter Davis:
> >
> > Thanks, all!  Probably I'm still missing something or not understanding
> how
> > this should work.  I tried to place two images on a page, so that both
> are
> > bottom aligned on a line halfway up the page (396bp).  I got LaTeX
> errors:
> >
> > ! LaTeX Error: Cannot determine size of graphic in egg.png (no
> BoundingBox).
> You should use pdflatex if you want to use png graphicx.

Actually, I'm using XeLaTeX, and I don't really care about png.  I just used
those because I had a couple of image files in the directory I was using.
 I'm more interested in placing PDF images.

> > \settoboxtotalheight{\imgheight}{\egg}
> > \raisebox{\imgheight}{\usebox{\egg}}
> It is actually not necessary to mesure the graphic before the
> \raisebox command. You can simply use
> \raisebox{\height}{\includegraphics{....}}

 Are you saying I should do this when I store the savebox, or when I use it?


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