LaTeX Error: Cannot determine size of graphic in (no BoundingBox). Why do I Whereas a PDF includes DPI and size, a JPEG has only a size in terms of pixels. (I know To include png and jpg, you need to specify the Bounding Box explicitly. . Please check that there is no inclusion of epsfig, it is deprecated. LaTeX Error: Cannot determine size of graphic in../../results2/html/ (no BoundingBox). The true size of the image is x in pixels. LaTeX-Compiler can’t determine the graphic-size, because there is no like: “ Cannot determine size of graphic (no BoundingBox)”.

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By the way, if you draw diagrams take a look at OmniGraffle. I used gimp to convert from.

[Howto] resolve LaTeX error message “Cannot determine size of graphic xxx (no BoundingBox)”

They can’t get any smaller without getting blurrier. After working with too many academic publishers I’ve realized that I can never find something as old and incompatible as whatever they’re using, so I just create EPS or PDFs. Usually there is no difference because dvips is the default driver. You may have more luck using the pbm utilities to convert to postscript. A non-Latex solution A very fast solution is to convert the png file into eps format. Cause latex only supports vector graphics read: Jpg is lossy, but it seems to fulfill its warranty and only loose things you can’t see.


Printing bitmaps is device-dependent. Thank you, it was actually a different bounding box. As I now see, this is even better than jpeg2ps! I am sticking to jpeg2ps, warts and all. It also prints as I’d expect on my laser obx. So in the context of ‘lyx’ I found a work around Please use that instead!

If it is not there, then something is wrong. You do not need to do any scaling of the image yourself.

[pdftex] \includegraphics doesn’t work (no BoundingBox)

AFAIK dvpdf doesn’t support this but dvipdfm does. I had the same problem, caused by a clash between the graphicx package and an inclusion of the epsfig package that survived the ages I saw this issue with a jpeg file.

This solved my problem.

A very fast solution is to convert the png file into eps format. What is the filename extension of your graphics file?

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Thank you for the solution provided. Latex however returns this error: Run jpeg2ps manually, examine the results in Ghostview or another PostScript previewerand see if the picture is in the lower left corner and is Post as a guest Name. What has this to do with an. To include png and jpgyou need to specify the Bounding Box explicitly.

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Is the image readable by latex? Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Grphic source image is an emacs window dump which contains many 1-pixel wide features. I got this error with a pdf file which contained dots in the filename. The only disadvantage is that the Postscript is not compatibel with PostScript Level 1 Printers, but these probably do not exist anymore anyway.


The representation of the eps-file which xv provides you looks worse. They’ll always look best if one image pixel is represented by an integral number of printer dots.

No need to spend time to manually set the bounding box with the time-consuming trial-and-errors method what Gaphic did until this day. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google.

So, I’d like to know you opinion on: Back to what I should do… It is fairly safe to assume current printer will have at least dpi, and let’s make it simple that the printing area is just 5″.

Below is a sample LaTeX file.

Instead, use gs directly, or even better, use gv. I’ll assume a width of only 5. Is it possiblt to include figure files of both eps and jpg in the same latex file?