[XeTeX] xelatex does not find pdf graphics ?

Michael Gedalin gedalin at bgumail.bgu.ac.il
Wed Sep 22 07:25:08 CEST 2004

pdftex and latex look first for files residing in the current 
directory, then in ~/Library/texmf/(subdirectories), and in the end in 
the tetex tree. If you use the Gerben Wierda's tetex distribution 
(i-Installer), the description of the search algorithm is in the file 
Graphics files are searched in the same way as all other files (tex, 
sty, fd, tfm, etc.). This is very wise, since at allows to make 
site-wide files (including graphics) which could be put in various 
directories and used without any necessity to remember where they are 
(if one wishes he/she can see the exact location during  typeset of 
look in a .log file).
* Michael Gedalin
* Department of Physics
* Ben-Gurion University
* 84105 Beer-Sheva, Israel
* tel: 972-8-6461645
* fax: 972-8-6472904
* email: gedalin at bgumail.bgu.ac.il
* http://burster.bgu.ac.il/~gedalin

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