[XeTeX] XeTeX, XeTeXpicfile, and counter-intuitive behaviour

Philip TAYLOR P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Thu Dec 1 13:07:45 CET 2011

Paul Isambert wrote:

> Use \XeTeXpdffile ...

Sounds very sane, Paul, but then why does \XeTeXpicfile say

	 ! Unable to load picture or PDF file

Surely if it cannot handle PDF files, it would just say

	 ! Unable to load picture

> ... and keep cool :)

Easy to say if you don't have a wife who wants proofs of the
menu to take with her tomorrow morning ... !

** Phil.

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