[OS X TeX] options for simpdftex

Michael Sharpe msharpe at ucsd.edu
Tue Mar 24 02:41:23 CET 2009

On Mar 23, 2009, at 5:30 PM, Herbert Schulz wrote:

> On Mar 23, 2009, at 5:11 PM, Michael Sharpe wrote:
>> Is there an option to simpdftex that can be set in the TeXShop  
>> preferences that will pass through as an option to ps2pdf? I need  
>> to run ps2pdf with option -dAutoRotatePages=/None to stop gs from  
>> being too clever. (It appears that -dPDFSETTINGS=/printer would  
>> also have that effect.) Or, do I have to specify a personal script?
>> Michael
> Howdy,
> You might try to use the latexmk engine (see the instructions in  ~/ 
> Library/TeXShop/Engines/Inactive/Latexmk) and customize the ~/ 
> Library/TeXShop/bin/latemkrc file.


I had avoided latexmk in the past because it looked more complicated  
than I needed, but I see now that it is much simpler to use than the  
length of the documentation might suggest. Adding the option - 
dPDFSETTINGS=/printer to line 5 of latexmkrc was the only change needed.


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