LaTeX can't find the file you have specified. You will be given the opportunity to type in the correct filename at the prompt. If you want to quit, simply type X followed by the return character .
- Make sure that you have spelt the filename correctly.
This error will be caused by, say,
If this is the case, simply type in the correct name at the prompt (followed by the return character ) then go back and fix the spelling in the source code.
- Make sure that the file is in the same directory as your
document or in the LaTeX path. If the file is in another directory
(not in the LaTeX path), you will need to specify the pathname, but
remember that when using LaTeX under Windows, you need to use a
forward slash (/) as the directory divider, as a backslash would be
interpreted as a command. For example, if you have a file called
shapes.pdf in the subdirectory pictures then you
would get a “file not found” error message if you did
- If the file is a package or
class file, it's possible that you don't have that
file installed on your computer. If this is the case you will need
to download and install it as described in
Appendix A. Downloading and Installing Packages. Remember that you need to
refresh the database after installing a new package or class file.
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