[OS X TeX] Re: Why this .ps file can not be viewed?

David Watson dewatson at me.com
Thu Mar 18 01:49:01 CET 2010

On Mar 17, 2010, at 7:38 PM, Ferguson, Don wrote:

> Greetings  "Michael Sharpe" <msharpe at ucsd.edu>
> On 15/03/2010 at 21:37 you wrote concerning
> Re: [OS X TeX] Why this .ps file can not be viewed?
> Hello Michael,
> MS> On Mar 15, 2010, at 12:56 PM, Leo wrote:
> MS>> Hello all,
> MS>> 
> MS>> A .ps file exported from Emacs somehow can not be viewed in Preview.app.
> MS>> If I run pstopdf in Terminal.app to convert it into .pdf file, it can
> MS>> not be viewed either.
> MS>> 
> MS>> Any .ps expert can shed some light on this? I have attached a sample .ps
> MS>> file.
> MS>> 

My experience with this matter is that pstopdf creates a botched file from the postscript code generated by emacs M-x ps-spool-buffer

Try using ps2pdf14 instead of pstopdf

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