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>     1. Re: Sorry another Beamer question (Taylor, Robert)
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> Message: 1
> Date: Wed, 21 Sep 2016 12:21:27 +0000
> From: "Taylor, Robert" <[hidden email]>
> Subject: Re: [MiKTeX] Sorry another Beamer question
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> Sorry, the problem yesterday was a conflict between geometry and beamer, not graphics and beamer ... so probably unrelated to today's problem ....
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>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Taylor, Robert [mailto:[hidden email]]
>> Sent: 21 September 2016 12:59
>> To: [hidden email]
>> Subject: [MiKTeX] Sorry another Beamer question
>>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> Thanks for the help about my previous question which came down to
>> incompatibility issues between beamer and graphics (graphicx) which a one-
>> line fix of code at the start of the document can solve (for anyone with the
>> same problem the line to insert at the start of the latex file is
>> \makeatletter\let\ifGm@compatii\relax\makeatother
>> and thanks very much to Paul Thompson for passing this fix along to me)
>>
>> Emboldened, I thought I'd try out a file with PDF graphs called in it.  Needless
>> to say, it did not go well!  The following call within the latex file
>>
>> \includegraphics[
>> natheight=10.6913in, natwidth=14.0472in, height=1.2035in, width=1.5733in]
>> {C:/Users/rtaylor/Dropbox/tex/graphics/1a__1.pdf}
>>
>> Led to the following error
>>
>> ....  [17] [18] [19] [20] <use C:/Users/rtaylor/Dropbox/tex/graphics/1a__1.pdf>
>> ! Undefined control sequence.
>> <argument> ...@base \Gin@ext  image\GPT@AttrShort
>>                                                    \ifx \GPT@print \ltx@empty...
>> l.758 \end{frame}
>>                   %
>> ?
>>
>> Hit return and it compiles but with the graph simply missing from the output.
>> The same latex file compiles fine (with the graphs included) on other well-
>> known tex platforms such as scientific word and tex writer, so is this another
>> conflict between beamer and graphics?
>>
>> Many thanks.
>>
>> Best wishes, Rob Taylor
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> Message: 2
> Date: Wed, 21 Sep 2016 12:26:24 +0000
> From: "Taylor, Robert" <[hidden email]>
> Subject: Re: [MiKTeX] Sorry another Beamer question
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> I think I solved this myself amazingly enough (!), by finding this on the web:
>
> "With natwidth and natheight you are trying to specify a bounding box which is not supported by the pdftex driver:
> the driver pdftex.def does not support the manual specification of the bounding box, because it is not needed. If the user wants to have a portion of the image, there are options viewport and trim to specify this wish in a cleaner way. Option bb is treated as viewport with a warning."
>
> In case this helps anyone else.
>
> Cheers, Rob
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Taylor, Robert [mailto:[hidden email]]
>> Sent: 21 September 2016 12:59
>> To: [hidden email]
>> Subject: [MiKTeX] Sorry another Beamer question
>>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> Thanks for the help about my previous question which came down to
>> incompatibility issues between beamer and graphics (graphicx) which a one-
>> line fix of code at the start of the document can solve (for anyone with the
>> same problem the line to insert at the start of the latex file is
>> \makeatletter\let\ifGm@compatii\relax\makeatother
>> and thanks very much to Paul Thompson for passing this fix along to me)
>>
>> Emboldened, I thought I'd try out a file with PDF graphs called in it.  Needless
>> to say, it did not go well!  The following call within the latex file
>>
>> \includegraphics[
>> natheight=10.6913in, natwidth=14.0472in, height=1.2035in, width=1.5733in]
>> {C:/Users/rtaylor/Dropbox/tex/graphics/1a__1.pdf}
>>
>> Led to the following error
>>
>> ....  [17] [18] [19] [20] <use C:/Users/rtaylor/Dropbox/tex/graphics/1a__1.pdf>
>> ! Undefined control sequence.
>> <argument> ...@base \Gin@ext  image\GPT@AttrShort
>>                                                    \ifx \GPT@print \ltx@empty...
>> l.758 \end{frame}
>>                   %
>> ?
>>
>> Hit return and it compiles but with the graph simply missing from the output.
>> The same latex file compiles fine (with the graphs included) on other well-
>> known tex platforms such as scientific word and tex writer, so is this another
>> conflict between beamer and graphics?
>>
>> Many thanks.
>>
>> Best wishes, Rob Taylor
>> ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
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> Message: 3
> Date: Wed, 21 Sep 2016 12:51:37 +0000
> From: "Thompson,Paul" <[hidden email]>
> Subject: Re: [MiKTeX] Beamer question
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> That's not the problem. The problem is, how do you hack LaTeX to get it to work? Yes, the LaTeX Companion (base, graphics, web), is a super resource. However, when you have a problem, what do you do?
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jerry [mailto:[hidden email]]
> Sent: Wednesday, September 21, 2016 5:43 AM
> To: A place for MiKTeX users to discuss MiKTeX related questions.
> Subject: Re: [MiKTeX] Beamer question
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> On Tue, 20 Sep 2016 23:24:54 +0000, Thompson,Paul stated:
>
>> Since I have been using tex-like systems since 1983, I am used to
>> figuring stuff out. I keep thinking I should write a blog post on "How
>> to solve problems in LaTeX".
> There are several excellent books available. For instance, I have used, "The LaTeX Companion", second edition by Frank Mittelbach and Michael Goossens may times. There are several other examples though.
>
> --
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> Message: 4
> Date: Wed, 21 Sep 2016 12:53:25 +0000
> From: "Thompson,Paul" <[hidden email]>
> Subject: Re: [MiKTeX] Sorry another Beamer question
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> Now, there you go. You have figgered out how to hack. That's the issue - it's not how to do things when they work correctly (The LaTeX Companion covers much of this, but does not include my class in its coverage), but how to solve problems.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Taylor, Robert [mailto:[hidden email]]
> Sent: Wednesday, September 21, 2016 7:26 AM
> To: A place for MiKTeX users to discuss MiKTeX related questions.
> Subject: Re: [MiKTeX] Sorry another Beamer question
>
> I think I solved this myself amazingly enough (!), by finding this on the web:
>
> "With natwidth and natheight you are trying to specify a bounding box which is not supported by the pdftex driver:
> the driver pdftex.def does not support the manual specification of the bounding box, because it is not needed. If the user wants to have a portion of the image, there are options viewport and trim to specify this wish in a cleaner way. Option bb is treated as viewport with a warning."
>
> In case this helps anyone else.
>
> Cheers, Rob
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Taylor, Robert [mailto:[hidden email]]
>> Sent: 21 September 2016 12:59
>> To: [hidden email]
>> Subject: [MiKTeX] Sorry another Beamer question
>>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> Thanks for the help about my previous question which came down to
>> incompatibility issues between beamer and graphics (graphicx) which a
>> one- line fix of code at the start of the document can solve (for
>> anyone with the same problem the line to insert at the start of the
>> latex file is \makeatletter\let\ifGm@compatii\relax\makeatother
>> and thanks very much to Paul Thompson for passing this fix along to
>> me)
>>
>> Emboldened, I thought I'd try out a file with PDF graphs called in it.
>> Needless to say, it did not go well!  The following call within the
>> latex file
>>
>> \includegraphics[
>> natheight=10.6913in, natwidth=14.0472in, height=1.2035in,
>> width=1.5733in] {C:/Users/rtaylor/Dropbox/tex/graphics/1a__1.pdf}
>>
>> Led to the following error
>>
>> ....  [17] [18] [19] [20] <use
>> C:/Users/rtaylor/Dropbox/tex/graphics/1a__1.pdf>
>> ! Undefined control sequence.
>> <argument> ...@base \Gin@ext  image\GPT@AttrShort
>>                                                    \ifx \GPT@print \ltx@empty...
>> l.758 \end{frame}
>>                   %
>> ?
>>
>> Hit return and it compiles but with the graph simply missing from the output.
>> The same latex file compiles fine (with the graphs included) on other
>> well- known tex platforms such as scientific word and tex writer, so
>> is this another conflict between beamer and graphics?
>>
>> Many thanks.
>>
>> Best wishes, Rob Taylor
>> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>> -------- _______________________________________________
>> Q: How can I leave the mailing list?
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