[OS X TeX] query re compiling .eps

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Thu Mar 29 19:07:43 CEST 2007

On Mar 29, 2007, at 12:01 PM, Herbert Schulz wrote:

> On Mar 29, 2007, at 11:03 AM, Bridget Kane wrote:
>> And my typeseting and Misc preferences are
>> Default command: TeX
>> Default Script: Tex + Ghostscript
>> Distiller: Ghostscript
> Howdy,
> I'd set the default command to LaTeX instead of TeX. Set it in  
> TeXShop->Preferences->Typesetting. You can also force the LaTeX  
> compile (rather than the default) by using the  Typeset->LaTeX menu  
> command (Cmd-Shift-L) rather than Typeset->Typeset (Cmd-T).
> Good Luck,
> Herb Schulz
> (herbs at wideopenwest.com)


Sorry for the added comment.

You can also let TeXShop know that you always want the file to be  
typset with LaTeX+Distiller by putting the line

%%!TEX TS-program = latex

at the top of the file. Then using Typeset->Typeset (Cmd-T) will  
automatically do the right thing.

I've added lines like that to all my templates and even defined a  
macro to add a line like that (engine to be filled in) so I can  
quickly add it to files I receive that don't have that line.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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