[OS X TeX] Re: why I can't use tex+ghostscripts in Texshop?

Gary L. Gray gray at engr.psu.edu
Fri Nov 11 06:21:47 CET 2005

On Nov 10, 2005, at 10:28 PM, Chen Long wrote:

>> Dear all,
>> Recently my hard drive is broken. So I reinstall tex via i- 
>> installer and Ghostscript 8 and other stuff needed. But I can't  
>> run Tex + Ghostscripts now. It says
>> This script has been deprecated. Please call
>>     simpdftex latex --keep-psfile --maxpfb ToDo.tex
>> instead.
>> Any suggestion? I do need ghostscripts to run pstricks to draw  
>> pictures in tex file.

In the TeXShop preferences under "Engine", change the entries for TeX  
+ dvips + distiller to:

simpdftex tex --maxpfb

for TeX and to:

simpdftex latex --maxpfb

for LaTeX.

I hope this helps.

-- Gary
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