[tex-live] pdflatex - includegraphics - extensions

Heiko Oberdiek oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de
Sat Jun 13 05:46:42 CEST 2009

On Sat, Jun 13, 2009 at 10:33:23AM +0800, Yue Wang wrote:

> Another related issue:
> in dvi mode, graphicx package still requires the bbox information of a
> jpeg/png/pdf image.
> I think that is not needed for typesetting as pdftex primitives can
> get the image size correctly.

Only in PDF mode the images are processed during the pdfTeX run
and therefore the data about size are available.

But there is package `bmpsize' that analyzes the images to get
the information about size (using \pdffiledump).

Yours sincerely
  Heiko <oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de>

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