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I'm using Kile on Ubuntu 12.04, and I produce figures using gnuplot. Whenever I have a .ps figure in my .tex document:

\begin{figure}[H!]
\begin{center}
\includegraphics[scale=0.3]{image.ps}
\label{Figure}
\caption{caption}
\end{center}
\end{figure}

I get an error message saying: Unknown graphics type: ps

I know I can convert it into .png, but the .png quality is not as good as .ps, besides, I used to use Live tex on Mac and didn't get this problem.

Any suggestion? I really care about the quality of the figure.

  • Are you processing with latex or with pdflatex? – Gonzalo Medina Oct 2 '12 at 0:21
  • As Gonzalo mentioned in his comment, the engine matters (pdflatex is not keen on .ps files, latex is). If you are using pdflatex you could try using the auto-pst-pdf package. – Paulo Cereda Oct 2 '12 at 0:24
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    unrelated to your question but [H!] doesn't look right H ignores all the float constraints anyway as it makes a non-floating box, so ! is meaningless for an H float. – David Carlisle Oct 2 '12 at 0:34

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