[OS X TeX] Undesired Rotated Figure in PSTricks
bvoisin at mac.com
Mon May 16 18:57:05 CEST 2005
Le 16 mai 05 à 16:57, Maarten Sneep a écrit :
> On 16 May 2005, at 08:05, Vince McGarry wrote:
>> I'm having a problem that I think may be related to dvips.
>> Rotations are occurring that I can neither explain nor fix. I am
>> enclosing a few files with comments. My desire is to get things
>> working again with Herb Schulz's version of ps4pdf, however the
>> rotation problem seems to even affect the display in TeXShop's pdf
>> viewer when compiling with latex-dvips-gs. I seem to remember a
>> discussion about this a while back, but can't find it.
> It is related to the epstopdf script. It tries to be smart when
> deciding the orientation of a pdf when generating it from an eps
> file. A bit too smart for its own good. You can either try to use
> pstopdf (which is Apple's converter), or dig inside the epstopdf
> script and fix it*. Cheating is allowed: adding invisible,
> unrotated text will fool the algorithm, and force the figure to be
> in the orientation you expect (or at least the is what I heard).
> * Although I have version 2.9.1 draft on my machine, and it seems
> to have fixed tissue already:
> # 2004/03/17 v2.9.1draft (Gerben Wierda)
> # * No autorotate page
I don't think that matters here: in "TeX + dvips + GS" mode, TeXShop
doesn't use epstopdf, and uses instead the script /usr/local/bin/
simpdftex which doesn't call gs in the same way than epstopdf.
my $pipe = "$GS -q -sDEVICE=pdfwrite $GSOPTS -
" -sOutputFile=$OutputFilename - -c quit";
while simpdftex says
#distillerprog="/usr/local/bin/gs -dCompatibility=1.3 -q -
dNOPAUSE -dBATCH -sDEVICE=pdfwrite -sOutputFile=- -c save pop"
Hence you have to add "-dAutoRotatePages=/None" to the list of
options when calling gs. I don't know how this could be done.
Possibly by using the option --distiller of simpdftex.
You may try in TeXShop's pref Engine > "TeX + dvips + distiller" to
replace, for example,
altpdflatex --maxpfb --distiller="/usr/local/bin/gs -
dCompatibility=1.3 -q -dNOPAUSE -dBATCH -sDEVICE=pdfwrite -
dAutoRotatePages=/None -sOutputFile=- -c save pop"
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