[Mac OS X TeX] Graphics package and pdfTeX

Enrico Franconi franconi at cs.man.ac.uk
Thu Sep 20 01:05:39 CEST 2001

On September 19, Bruno Voisin writes:
> This is more a question about pdfTeX than TeXShop itself. Here it
> is:
> Is the LaTeX graphics package (as opposed to graphicx) notoriously
> incompatible with pdfTeX? Is there a workaround? 

Is there ANY reason why one should use pdftex -- which has all the
limitation of not working with most of the *standard* graphics
packages of LaTeX2e -- as opposed to piping "dvips -Ppdf" with the pdf
conversion of ghostscript? The latter works with *any* standard
LaTeX2e file, and you can preview it with Acrobat Reader (or with
TeXShop). Actually, TeXShop provides the dvips/gs modality. Why would
you need a workaround for a standard built-in package of LaTeX2e like
-- e.

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