[OS X TeX] BibDesk preview missing char error

Jonathan Lewis jonathan_lewis at mac.com
Sat Jan 6 03:58:29 CET 2007


Thanks for the quick reply, Adam.

On 2007/01/06, at 10:57, Adam R. Maxwell wrote:
>>
>> * Preview Preferences *
>> Generate previews using TeX -- on
>> Full path to pdflatex: /usr/local/teTeX/bin/powerpc-apple- 
>> darwin7.9.0/pdfetex
>
> Try using pdflatex instead of pdfetex.  XeLaTeX will also work.


I set the path to
/usr/local/teTeX/bin/powerpc-apple-darwin-current/pdflatex

The error is now as reproduced below.

I also tried setting the path to
/usr/local/teTeX/bin/powerpc-apple-darwin-current/xelatex, but got  
the same error.

Jonathan Lewis

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TeX preview generation failed.  Please review the log below to  
determine the cause.
This is pdfeTeX, Version 3.141592-1.30.4-2.2 (Web2C 7.5.5)  
(format=pdflatex 2006.10.15)  6 JAN 2007 11:37
entering extended mode
**bibpreview
(./bibpreview.tex
LaTeX2e <2005/12/01>
Babel <v3.8d> and hyphenation patterns for american, french, german,  
ngerman, b
ahasa, basque, bulgarian, catalan, croatian, czech, danish, dutch,  
esperanto, e
stonian, finnish, greek, icelandic, irish, italian, latin, magyar,  
norsk, polis
h, portuges, romanian, russian, serbian, slovak, slovene, spanish,  
swedish, tur
kish, ukrainian, nohyphenation, loaded.
! LaTeX Error: Missing ¥begin{document}.
See the LaTeX manual or LaTeX Companion for explanation.
Type  H <return>  for immediate help.
  ...

l.1 ツ
      ・documentclass[letterpaper]{article}
You're in trouble here.  Try typing  <return>  to proceed.
If that doesn't work, type  X <return>  to quit.
Missing character: There is no ツ in font nullfont!
Missing character: There is no ・ in font nullfont!
Missing character: There is no d in font nullfont!
Missing character: There is no o in font nullfont!
Missing character: There is no c in font nullfont!
Missing character: There is no u in font nullfont!
Missing character: There is no m in font nullfont!
Missing character: There is no e in font nullfont!
Missing character: There is no n in font nullfont!
Missing character: There is no t in font nullfont!
Missing character: There is no c in font nullfont!
Missing character: There is no l in font nullfont!
Missing character: There is no a in font nullfont!
Missing character: There is no s in font nullfont!
Missing character: There is no s in font nullfont!
<snip>
Missing character: There is no e in font nullfont!
Overfull ¥hbox (20.0pt too wide) in paragraph at lines 1--10
[]
  []
! LaTeX Error: Missing ¥begin{document}.
See the LaTeX manual or LaTeX Companion for explanation.
Type  H <return>  for immediate help.
  ...

l.11 ツ
       ・begin{document}
You're in trouble here.  Try typing  <return>  to proceed.
If that doesn't work, type  X <return>  to quit.
Missing character: There is no ツ in font nullfont!
Missing character: There is no ・ in font nullfont!
Missing character: There is no b in font nullfont!
Missing character: There is no e in font nullfont!
Missing character: There is no g in font nullfont!
Missing character: There is no i in font nullfont!
Missing character: There is no n in font nullfont!
Missing character: There is no d in font nullfont!
Missing character: There is no o in font nullfont!
Missing character: There is no c in font nullfont!
<snip>
Missing character: There is no t in font nullfont!
)
! Emergency stop.
<*> bibpreview

*** (job aborted, no legal ¥end found)



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