[OS X TeX] Setting up PDFtricks on MacOS10.4

Franck Pastor pastor at fusl.ac.be
Mon Nov 28 18:32:57 CET 2005

Le 28-nov.-05 à 18:29, Franck Pastor a écrit :

> Le 28-nov.-05 à 18:13, Ingo Reich a écrit :
>> Am 28.11.2005 um 16:46 schrieb Christopher Allen:
>>  A related question to those who are experienced users of  
>> pdftricks and/or pst-pdf: Did anybody test on a larger document  
>> whether, and if so, how much faster the combination of pst-pdf/ 
>> pdftricks+pdflatex is compared to altpdflatex/simppdftex (i.e., a  
>> pdflatex run vs. an altpdflatex run)?
>> Best, Ingo
> I'm mainly a mfpic user, but sometimes I need pstricks for 3D  
> pictures, and then I use (New)pdftricks. If you have very numerous  
> pictures, pdftricks takes a lot of time to generate all the  
> pictures (in a single composition, however, unlike pst-pdf), but  
> once the pictures generated, it's as fast as altpdflatex (now  
> simpdflatex, I think) for the following compositions.

Precision : you have to use the pdftricks command \NoProcess[ ] to  
avoid to recreate already generated pictures. For more details,  
please take a look at the documentation.

Hope that helps,

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