[tex-k] About spaces in file names

Olaf Weber olaf at infovore.xs4all.nl
Sat Apr 23 15:41:52 CEST 2005

Heiko Oberdiek writes:

> BUT 1: LaTeX's graphics package wants to check whether the
>   graphics file is present. And it has to do this check, if
>   the file name extension is not given and the graphics packages
>   must look for the correct and present one.
>     The check is done by \openin that doesn't allow spaces.
> BUT 2: In the case of PostScript files the graphics packages
>   reads them to get the BoundingBox. This fails again because
>   of \openin.

As far as I can tell, something like
   \openin 2 "st ry"
works.  What exactly do you mean when you say \openin doesn't allow

Olaf Weber

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