Include EPS files in LaTeX

Recently I wanted to include a directed graph in a LaTeX document. I was running dot on the graph file

$ dot -Tps2 > nfa.eps

to receive the EPS file which I wanted to include in LaTeX. Running TeXShop with pdflatex for typesetting on a file containing


however returns the error

! LaTeX Error: Unknown graphics extension: .eps.

This can be resolved by adding


which allows to convert eps images to pdf for use with pdflatex. This works perfect. 😎

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