[OS X TeX] Powerdot problem

Franck Pastor franck.pastor at skynet.be
Tue Feb 5 07:26:13 CET 2008

Le 05-févr.-08 à 03:07, Louis Talman a écrit :

> I've been experimenting with Powerdot after the recent discussion.
> On an older G4, on which I have MacTex 2005 installed, the package  
> runs nicely with TeXShop as the front end.
> However, on several other machines, including a G4, a G5, and an  
> Intel Mac, on which I have MacTeX 2007 installed, the right side of  
> every slide is truncated, so that each slide appears to be a square  
> and fails to contain all of the text, when I compile the very same  
> document.
> Any ideas?
> --Lou Talman
>   Department of Mathematical & Computer Sciences
>   Metropolitan State College of Denver
>   <http://clem.mscd.edu/%7Etalmanl>

I guess you use  "TeX and Ghostscript", and thus dvips, to process  
your document? And do you use the A4 format for them? Then dvips may  
be not configured for a4 documents

In that case,  enter "sudo texconfig dvips paper a4" in your  
terminal, and see if that solves your problem…


Franck Pastor

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