[tex-live] Graphics formats ..

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Sat Jun 5 19:18:15 CEST 2010

2010/6/5 Greg Bennett <gwbennett at sentex.ca>:
> Good day, from Greg Bennett.
> I am moving TeX projects to Linux, specifically Ubuntu 10.4. I have built
> TeXworks which
> uses tex-live as underlying engine.
> Many of these projects involve diagrams which have been
> created as .eps files under Adode; they have been included gracefully under
> Windows (MikTeX)
> and MacOS (TeXshop).
> Running a small example to test my new installation using pdflatex, I
> receive the message
>  unknown graphics extension .eps
> or
>  unknown graphics extrension .ps
> if I copy x.eps to x.ps.
epstopdf can convert .eps to .pdf which can be processed by pdf(la)tex.

> I note that as the precessing reaches the commands to deal with the graphics
> file, there is
> the message
>  loading MPS to PDF converter (version 2006.09.02)
> Perhaps this is a format to which I need to convert the .eps files.
> I have poked about in such documentation as I can find; so far I have not
> seen any sections
> dealing with the importing of graphics files .. so I shall be grateful for
> pointers, assistance,
> advice.
> Cheers /Greg Bennett

Zdeněk Wagner

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