[OS X TeX] A Wintel mate to TeXShop

Joseph C. Slater joseph.slater at wright.edu
Fri Sep 23 18:05:57 CEST 2005

On Sep 23, 2005, at 10:43 AM, Aditya Dushyant Trivedi wrote:

>> From: Alain Schremmer <Schremmer.Alain at verizon.net>
> <snip>
> 3) Your preamble contains \usepackage{pdfsync}. This for obvious  
> reasons not for Windows. You have two options:
>     i) Comment it out when working on windows.
>    ii) Create an empty package called pdfsync on windows so that  
> LaTeX does not complain and you dont forget uncommenting it when  
> copying it over on Mac.

or the best option, in the preamble:

\pdffalse % we are not running PDFLaTeX
\pdfoutput=1 % we are running PDFLaTeX


And you get synchronization in both. It would be nice if the two  
systems merged and automated this selection internally.
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