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

Enrico Franconi franconi at inf.unibz.it
Tue Nov 18 22:43:06 CET 2008

On 18 Nov 2008, at 20:44, Herbert Schulz wrote:

>>> - synctex functions only by placing "\synctex=1" in the preamble  
>>> of filename.tex.
>> As suggested by Herbert, this is fixed by doing:
>> $ simpdftex latex --mode dvips --maxpfb --extratexopts "-synctex=1"  
>> --distiller ps2pdf14 filename.tex
> What options are you sending to dvips? In TeXShop I usually include
> --extradvipsopts "-R0"
> so that absolute paths and shell escape work properly. Is there  
> something you need to do to get synctex operating properly?

Not really. On the other hand, I add (to ps2pdf):
-distiller-opts '-dPDFSETTINGS=/prepress'
just for the sake of having a high quality sampling of the images  


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