[OS X TeX] printing problem
J.Rawnsley at warwick.ac.uk
Thu Jan 17 17:34:54 CET 2008
On Jan 17, 2008, at 13:31, Fred Mayer wrote:
> I am looking for help in fixing a printing problem. I have used
> OzTex5.2 successfully my old Mac G4 but recently upgraded to a new
> iMac with OSX.5 (leopard). The Oz seems to work fine except it won't
> print on my Epson EPL-5700i which it did on my old system. One
> thing that seems strange is that under File, the "Force PostScript
> Printing" is checked but not highlighted. I have tried numerous
> things any can't get it to work. Has anyone else experienced this
> problem? Any solutions? I'll appreciate suggestions. Thanks.
There's a mailing list specifically for OzTeX questions, see
The latest and last OzTeX is 5.3b2 so it might be worth trying that.
"Force Postscript Printing" is checked and greyed out because there is
no longer any alternative low level printing code. OzTeX just sends
postscript to the CUPS printing system.
I am using OzTeX 5.3b2 under Leopard on an Intel iMac to process and
print my latex files daily and it is still working for me, but I print
to a LaserWriter 4/600 PS which is my default printer. OzTeX uses
dvips to convert foo.dvi to foo.ps and then uses the command 'lpr
foo.ps' which sends foo.ps to the default CUPS printer leaving CUPS to
handle the PS conversion for non-PS printers.
John Rawnsley | <http://go.warwick.ac.uk/jhrawnsley>
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