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Using sphinx-1.8.5 with mactex 2019. The original rst is

.. _cylindricalcapacitorsetupwin:

.. figure:: cylindricalCapacitorSetupWin.png
  :align: center
  :alt: figure 1
  :width: 90%

  Setup Window for the Cylindrical Capacitor example.

This gets translated to tex as

\noindent\sphinxincludegraphics[width=0.900\linewidth]{{cylindricalCapacitorSetupWin}.png}

LaTeX is run via

latexmk -pdf -dvi- -ps-  'cylindricalCapacitor.tex'

but this fails with

! Package pdftex.def Error: File `"""{cylindricalCapacitorSetupWin}".png' not f
ound: using draft setting.

See the pdftex.def package documentation for explanation.
Type  H   for immediate help.
 ...                                              

l.144 ...idth]{{cylindricalCapacitorSetupWin}.png}

(I notice extra quotes in the filename above.). This worked with mactex 2018, and by hand editing out the extra braces, e.g,

{cylindricalCapacitorSetupWin.png}

this works with mactex 2019.

Any idea why this is happening?

  • not expected with png actually, but the workarounds here should fix it, tex.stackexchange.com/questions/512840/… please reply here if they don't – David Carlisle Oct 25 '19 at 23:01
  • Thx. Appears fixed after updating mactex today. – jrcary Oct 25 '19 at 23:02
  • are you using LaTeX2e <2019-10-01> or LaTeX2e <2019-10-01> patch level 1 spurious quotes may be an issue with either but I wouldn't expect the braces to be a problem in patch level 1? – David Carlisle Oct 25 '19 at 23:03
  • ah you installed patch level 1 then I guess? – David Carlisle Oct 25 '19 at 23:03
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What you need to do is start a new file in a new folder. Then you need to put that picture on that particular folder.

I think this will help.

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  • Welcome to TeX.SE. Please, can you explain better your solution? – Sebastiano Apr 8 at 17:34

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