[OS X TeX] TexShop engines make me crazy

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Mon Aug 7 10:42:16 CEST 2006

On Aug 6, 2006, at 11:15 PM, Matthieu Masquelet wrote:

> OK, same thing than with the other answer, I'm actually not trying  
> to do the latex+dvips+gs, that's what I used to do but I want  
> directly pdftex now... How do I do that? And the --shell-escape is  
> probably me blindly following what I saw in some archived file from  
> the mailing list...
> Thanks for your quick answer.
> Matthieu


instead of

simpdftex latex



as the command in the engine. You can add the --shell-escape option  
to it, i.e.,

pdflatex --shell-escape

if you are using the epstopdf package and want to convert eps figures  
to pdf on the fly.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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