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

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Mon Nov 28 20:38:20 CET 2005

On Nov 28, 2005, at 1:25 PM, Christopher Allen wrote:

>> Ummm... that's the figure's .tex file not the .pdf file. Open the  
>> figure's .pdf file in Preview. Does it take the whole default page  
>> or is it fairly tightly cropped around the figure?
> I had opened the .pdf, but I have TeXShop set to open all windows  
> at the same size. I just opened it with Preview, which I do not  
> have set that way. It is not cropped. It's a whole page.
> Is there a simple way to force it to crop the .pdf properly?
>> How old is your version of the TeX package?
> Several weeks.
> Chris


What is the output of the

which pdfcrop

command in Terminal?

Given the lack of any pdftricks.sty file in the distribution, if  
pdfcrop is missing I think you have an incomplete TeX system. I'd try  
a re-install. Also, what version of the i-installer do you have?

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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