[OS X TeX] TexShop engines make me crazy

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Mon Aug 7 10:38:34 CEST 2006

On Aug 6, 2006, at 11:12 PM, Matthieu Masquelet wrote:

> If you mean pdfTex yes that's what I am using for typesetting...


Not if you are calling simpdftex in your engine. That is a script  
that goes through latex+dvips+distiller. There the native code is eps.

> ..
> Sorry I don't understand... What you say works because I guess I  
> have an EPS version of almost every figure along with a PDF and/or  
> a PNG version. But it crashes for a figure where I only have a png  
> version... What I'm trying to do here is using exactly the same  
> typesetting in my engine that when I use the automatic latex  
> typesetting with pdftex using the TexShop interface. Is that  
> possible? If so how can I do this?

simpdftex latex runs pdftex in dvi mode which duplicates what latex  
does and accepts the same graphics files as latex.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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