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

Claus Gerhardt gerhardt at me.com
Tue Nov 18 18:46:38 CET 2008

Have a look at

Insert the name of your version Acrobat Prof. at the appropriate place  
and combine the resulting script with


which will be available when Flashmode is installed. Don't forget to  
set the required symlink to TeXLive (read the instructions).


On Nov 18, 2008, at 6:28, David Arnold wrote:

> All,
> Currently, in a terminal window, I am doing the following:
> latex filename.tex
> dvips filename.ps
> Then I drag filename.ps from the finder onto my Acrobat Distiller  
> icon.
> Then I drag filename.pdf from the finder onto Acrobat Professional.
> Does anyone have a script (or makefile) that will:
> 1. Close filename.pdf in Acrobat Professional, if open.
> 2. latex filename.tex.
> 3. dvips filename.dvi
> 4. Use the Acrobat Distiller to turn filename.ps to filename.pdf,  
> then close Distiller when finished.
> 5. Open the resulting filename.pdf in Acrobat Professional.
> Thanks.
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