# Change image size [closed]

I'm trying to change the image size (make it look smaller than the original).

I tried with the next code but the image still shows at its original size.

\begin{figure}[h!]
\centering
\includegraphics[width=50mm]{method.eps}
\caption{Overall process}
\label{fig:method}
\end{figure}


I am using TeXnic Center with profile latex>ps>pdf

Update:

It seems to work now but I do not why

I first built the project with the profile latex => ps and then I built it with latex=>ps=>pdf

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## closed as too localized by Werner, lockstep, Thorsten, Marco Daniel, Lev BishopJul 31 '12 at 6:36

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Is it a tall image? –  percusse Jul 26 '12 at 21:48
No, it is a horizontal image. –  Enrique Jul 26 '12 at 21:53
Can you remove the extension .eps and try again and complete your code into a full one (making a minimal working example)? –  percusse Jul 26 '12 at 21:58
I think its because the file does not include meta-data information. similar question –  Enrique Jul 26 '12 at 22:02
@Enrique If the problem is in missing bounding box information, you should be able to see it in the log file. –  egreg Jul 27 '12 at 7:34

Use the scale=0.5 option in the \includegraphics command to shrink the image to 50% of its original size. That is, \includegraphics[width=50mm,scale=0.5]{method.eps}. You can use a different percentage if needed.