[OS X TeX] latex->dvips->Distiller->Acrobat Professional

Maarten Sneep maarten.sneep at xs4all.nl
Tue Nov 18 16:57:22 CET 2008

On 18 nov 2008, at 16:46, Roussanka Loukanova wrote:

> On Tue, 18 Nov 2008, Herbert Schulz wrote:
>> I use
>> simpdftex latex --maxpfb --extratexopts "-synctex=1" --distiller  
>> ps2pdf14
>> (i.e., with the --extratexopts "-synctex=1" option) with TeXShop  
>> and it generates the .syctex.gz file
> ...
> Setting-up this command in AUCTeX has improved the situation:
> - synctex works in the direction Skim -> Emacs
> - not in Emacs -> Skim
> - pdf updates in Skim only by Revert
> I've tried Herb's command by adding the option "--mode dvips", and  
> couldn't see difference.
> It seems that, as of now, a previous version of simpdftex-1 by  
> Enrico Franconi does best, without the jump from Emacs -> Skim. It  
> opens a new dvi window. Perhaps I need to change some of the viewing  
> commands in AUCTeX.

The link I posted also contains shell script suggestions on activating  
the synchronization directly from the editor (or rather the latex- 
process). I don't know how to alter that command, but somewhere you  
managed to add the synctex option, and I think that near that point is  
a good starting location.

Here is that link again:


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