[OS X TeX] texshop and preview

David Watson dewatson at me.com
Fri May 21 05:05:07 CEST 2010

On May 20, 2010, at 3:01 PM, Margarida Mello wrote:

> Dear all,
> I am reviving this link (started in October 2009) in the hopes that the situation is different now. Can one set up TeXShop to use Adobe's Acrobat viewer? The reason I'm interested is that the preview is giving me incorrect visualizations in a class of pictures I'm producing. For instance, the code

What purpose will these images serve?
In other words, what is it that you intend to do with these images?
Maybe you just need a new process, and not a new pdf viewer.

> \documentclass{article}
> \usepackage{tikz}
> \usepackage[papersize={51pt,51pt},margin=.5pt,centering]{geometry}
> \begin{document}
> \parindent 0pt
> \begin{tikzpicture}
>  \draw[line width=.5pt] (0,0) circle (24.75pt);
>   \draw (0,0) node{24.75pt};
> \end{tikzpicture}
> \end{document}
> should (and does) produce a circle centered in (but not touching the sides of) a square. The preview in TeXShop (and in Apple's native application, which is no surprise, given that, as Herb explained in this list, it uses the same PDFkit framework) shows a circle chopped off at the top. 
> Best regards,
> Margarida
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