[texworks] dvi -> dvips -> ps2pdf

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Thu Jul 14 14:11:06 CEST 2011

On Jul 13, 2011, at 10:41 PM, Iwan Setyawan wrote:

> Hi,
> This is how I did it:
> - Open TeXworks->Preferences, go to TypeSetting Tab
> - In the Processing Tools box, create a new entry (say, TexDviPs2Pdf)
> - Edit that new entry. In the "Program" box, I enter "simpdftex". In the
> "Arguments" box, I enter (one per line):
>  "latex", "-extraopts", "$synctexoption", "$fullname"
> - Click OK
> This works for me with with v0.5r791 on an Ubuntu box. I am using TeXLive
> 2009.
> Hope this helps,
> - Iwan
> On Thu, Jul 14, 2011 at 6:05 AM, Shailesh Ashok Shirali <
> shailesh_shirali at rediffmail.com> wrote:
>> Dear colleagues,
>> A typesetting option I frequently use is: dvi -> dvips -> ps2pdf. (I
>> need it as I use pstricks.) However this option does not appear on the
>> list of options in TeXWorks. (It does get created in TexnicCenter, for
>> example.) Can it be made part of the default options in TeXWorks in a
>> future release?
>> Alternatively: How do I create it? I would be grateful for suggestions.
>> I have seen some references in the Archive on how to write a script to
>> do this but find the suggestions difficult to act upon.
>> Thank you.
>> Shailesh Shirali


Hmmm... are you running Mac OS X? Don't know why but I thought simpdftex was Mac OS X only.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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