[OS X TeX] ps2pdf with(out) texshop

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Tue Dec 1 19:10:58 CET 2009

On Dec 1, 2009, at 10:59 AM, Alan Munn wrote:

> At 10:33 AM -0600 12/1/09, Herbert Schulz wrote:
>> On Dec 1, 2009, at 10:10 AM, Alain Matthes wrote:
>> >
>> > How to use ps2pdf14 without create a personal engine ?
>> Howdy,
>> Set your TeXShop->Preferences->Engine->TeX + dvips + distiller->Latex engine to
>> simpdftex latex --extradvipsopts "-R0" --extratexopts "-synctex=1" --distiller ps2pdf14
>> The `--extradvipsopts "-R0"' is to allow relative paths for files, the `--extratexopts "-synctex=1"' sets up the use of synctex and the `--distiller ps2pdf14' tells simpdftex to use ps2pdf14 as the distiller. Then just latex as usual.
>> The latexmk engine is also set up to use ps2pdf14 by default.
> Doesn't it make more sense to just specify ps2pdf as the distiller, so that if there are changes in the actual binaries then you'll always be up-to-date?
> Alan


Because the last time I looked it still used 13. :-)

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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