[texhax] Why ... ?

Robin Fairbairns Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Sun Aug 31 01:10:41 CEST 2003

daniel savard writes:

> Le sam 30/08/2003 à 15:45, Herbert Gintis a écrit :
> > At 06:46 PM 8/29/2003 +0200, Kastelan Kastelan wrote:
> > >  I'm sorry to bother you. I have only one question to you:
> > >
> > >  I've tried to put a picture into my Tex-document, but I can see only 
> > > boxed place, where  the picture should be. Where is the problem?
> >          You have to convert the .dvi file to a postscript (.ps) file or 
> > Acrobat (.pdf) file to see the eps file.
> I'm not sure this is exact. Seems to depend on the tool you are using to
> display DVI files. I've just tested with the actual .eps file from the
> original poster and I am able to see everything, including PostScript
> graphics content with xdvi on Linux. However, there is a mode to make
> the tool skipping PostScript contents, in you tool or the original
> poster tool, it may be off by default.

but it doesn't explain a "box" in the output, as kastelan reports.

does this box have the picture file name inside it?  if so, it's
because the graphics package is picking up a draft option from
somewhere.  load the package with option final (regardless of whether
there's draft on the document class):


and i would guess everything will be all right.

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