[texhax] Placing unknown images arbitrarily by lower left corner

Peter Davis pfd at pfdstudio.com
Wed Mar 30 23:38:29 CEST 2011

On Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 3:22 PM, Philip Taylor (Webmaster, Ret'd) <
P.Taylor at rhul.ac.uk> wrote:

> Peter Davis wrote:
>  This looks very useful, especially since I'm putting all these images in
>> saveboxes anyway.  I'm not sure I understand the directions though.  Can
>> I reposition the box after specifying the image inside it?
> Just in case Heiko has already retired for the night ...
> The box won't have any position after specifying the image inside it;
> it will just be a box (named or numbered), waiting patiently to be used.
> It is only when you /use/ it that it will gain a position (implicit or
> explicit).

Thanks, all!  Probably I'm still missing something or not understanding how
this should work.  I tried to place two images on a page, so that both are
bottom aligned on a line halfway up the page (396bp).  I got LaTeX errors:

! LaTeX Error: Cannot determine size of graphic in egg.png (no BoundingBox).
! LaTeX Error: Cannot determine size of graphic in sheep.png (no

and the images both appear at the bottom of the page, not aligned. Here's
the doc I used:



\title{Image Placement Text}
\author{Peter Davis}








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