[OS X TeX] Apple PDF viewer bugs on this shading

Justin C. Walker justin at mac.com
Tue Dec 1 00:25:46 CET 2009


On Nov 30, 2009, at 07:02 , Alain Matthes wrote:

> 1) first with pdflatex and texshop
> The file above compiles without problem but TexShop
> displays a bad result but adobe reader gives a fine result.
> The result is bad with Preview.
> 2) With dvi-ps-pdf Texshop displays a "good" result, only good
> if you can compare the pdfs.

Just curious: what do you mean by this last comment?

Also, FWIW, this comment appears in the description of  
Warning: These shadings are the least portable of all and they put the  
heaviest burden of the renderer.  They are slow and, possibly, will  
not print correctly!


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