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New doc build failure #1953

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Latex problems again. Doc pull requests merged in the last day are #1924 and #1918, by the looks of it.

There's a lot of warnings, ending in:

LaTeX Warning: Hyper reference `mpl_toolkits/mplot3d/index:toolkit-mplot3d-inde
x' on page 521 undefined on input line 29783.

LaTeX Warning: File `_images/contourf3d_demo21.png' not found on input line 297

! Package pdftex.def Error: File `_images/contourf3d_demo21.png' not found.

See the pdftex.def package documentation for explanation.
Type  H <return>  for immediate help.


! Emergency stop.


!  ==> Fatal error occurred, no output PDF file produced!

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I've once again disabled the daily builds, so please ping me when you think that this has been fixed.

@mdboom mdboom Use a plot directive rather than a link to a file in the _image direc…
…tory, since the latter doesn't work with the latex build

It seems to go back to @pelson's 401e907, which introduced an image linked to the _image directory. The _image directory is created only for the HTML build, so LaTeX can't see it. Changing this to a plot directive resolves the issue [see attached], and I'm able to complete the doc build, at least on my local machine.


Thanks @mdboom. I'm going to merge, as this is a better solution. @takluyver - does this fix the PDF build?

@pelson pelson merged commit 301d6df into matplotlib:master

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Yep, it seems to be working again. Thanks!

@mdboom mdboom deleted the mdboom:fix-doc-build branch
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@@ -89,8 +89,7 @@ line, mesh) tools. Not the fastest or feature complete 3D library out
there, but ships with matplotlib and thus may be a lighter weight
solution for some use cases.
-.. image:: /_images/contourf3d_demo21.png
+.. plot:: mpl_examples/mplot3d/
.. _toolkit_axes_grid:
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