[OS X TeX]
Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE
Sat Sep 9 00:09:23 CEST 2006
Am 08.09.2006 um 22:03 schrieb Paul Fontana:
> I get a slightly nicer-looking version than if I do the whole thing
> (processing and rendering) in TeXShop. The two .pdf's also look a
> little different in Preview, though less-so (the pdflatex document
> is lighter in weight), but I can't tell the difference between them
> when I print. (It also makes a slight difference whether TeXShop
> is set to typeset in 'Pdftex' or in 'Tex and Ghostscript'. Does
> this point to different distillers?)
Don't guess! Read the LOG files. They explain which fonts are used.
> My TeXShop settings are:
> Path settings:
> (pdf)TeX: /usr/local/teTeX/bin/powerpc-apple-darwin-current
With this setting the TeX executables from i-Installer's teTeX will
> Distiller: /usr/local/bin
This enables Apple's pstopdf to convert PS to PDF.
> TeX program: pdftex --shell-escape
> LaTeX program: pdflatex --shell-escape
Why do you need --shell-escape? Do you feel so lonely without trojans?
> TeX + dvips + distiller:
> TeX program: simpdftex tex --maxpfb
> LaTeX program: simpdftex latex --maxpfb
These are simulations of pdfTeX. Usually pdfTeX is alright.
Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.
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