[OS X TeX] printing problem
fmayer at sysmatrix.net
Thu Jan 17 20:05:40 CET 2008
When I try to print, I get an error message that says Oz can't find
the "tex.pro" or "tex-std.pro" files that are correctly loacted in the
search path...it's strange. My printer works fine with all other apps
on the iMac. I can still create my papers using my old G4 but would
like to get Oz working on the new system.
On Jan 17, 2008, at 11:34 AM, John Rawnsley wrote:
> 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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