I'm using TexWorks to compile a math article and want to add some PNG images in between.

As is said on LaTeX/Importing Graphics -- Including graphics

  1. I've included the graphicx package
  2. and at the place where I want the image to be, I've used \includegraphics{myimage} The image file and .tex file, both are on the desktop.

The error shown is:

! LaTeX Error: File `myimage' not found.

I'm a complete novice in TeX. So, please explain in detail but in simple terms.

closed as too localized by Jake, lockstep, egreg, Paulo Cereda, Joseph Wright Jul 15 '12 at 14:22

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  • Hi, welcome to TeX.sx! Have a look at en.wikibooks.org/wiki/LaTeX/Importing_Graphics. If you're still stuck after reading that article, please edit your question to include more details (it's much too general at the moment). – Jake Jul 15 '12 at 11:26
  • Ah, sorry, you can't include GIFs, they need to be either PNG or JPG (see tex.stackexchange.com/questions/34774/…). You'll have to convert them first. – Jake Jul 15 '12 at 11:37
  • I've tried to include a PNG also. Edited. – user16437 Jul 15 '12 at 11:39
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    Is the file called myimage.png? And are you sure both files are in the same directory, and you're calling pdflatex from the same directory? – Jake Jul 15 '12 at 11:41
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    By calling \includegraphics for each file. Please don't ask follow-up questions in comments, but edit your original question or open a new one. Also, you need to show some research effort and make your question more precise. It's not at all clear what you mean by "multiple images in a row". Do you want to include all images in a certain directory? Or a number of images in a sequence (like image1.png, image2.png...)? Or three completely separate images? – Jake Jul 15 '12 at 11:50