[OS X TeX] Forcing the use of pdtlatex or dvips

Peter Dyballa Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE
Sat May 24 19:58:21 CEST 2008

Am 24.05.2008 um 16:53 schrieb Roberto Avanzi:

> If it is processed by TeXShop, TeXShop will then call the  
> appropriate programs, regardless of the default configuration of  
> the program.

TeXShop not really chooses a programme – which programme can  
guarantee a workflow? (OK, XeTeX, pdfTeX, and ConTeXt can do a bit  
like that ...) TeXShop selects an engine file, a more or less simple  
shell script, that implements what you wish to have. And you can  
register your wish with:

	%%!TEX TS-program = <your choice>

Notice the use of ``%%!´´ which makes it clear to every printer that  
the file is *not* PostScript, which the simplistic ``%!´´ indicates.



If you don't find it in the index, look very carefully through the  
entire catalogue.
	–  Sears, Roebuck, and Co., Consumer's Guide, 1897

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