[OS X TeX] Re : "Non-PDF special ignored"

ewan.Delanoy at math.unicaen.fr ewan.Delanoy at math.unicaen.fr
Sun Feb 1 07:35:51 CET 2009


>You are trying to compile using pdflatex (the default) which doesn't
>understand eps input. You need to compile using the TeX+Ghostscript
>(latex->dvips->ps2pdf) script. The easiest way to do this is by
>putting the line

>%!TEX program = latex

>at the top fo the file. Then TeXShop will automatically use the TeX
>+Ghostscript script to compile the file.

   I tried that, it doesn't work on my Mac. The circles are still invisible,
the message "Non-PDF special ignored" still appears, and the console's output
starts with "This is pdfeTeX(...)"

   By the way, how could a commented line change the output ? LaTeX won't
read it.


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