[OS X TeX] texshop and preview

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Sun May 23 17:27:12 CEST 2010

On May 22, 2010, at 9:31 PM, Richard Koch wrote:

> Folks,
> I couldn't stay away from this problem after my initial curt reply.
> I just tried the example code, using TeXShop 2.33 on Snow Leopard.
> What I see in TeXShop is a circle cut off slightly at the top, so we can see only
> half of the thickness of the line there, but with a little space to the left AND right
> AND bottom. I don't see a problem with the right hand edge.
> HOWEVER, when I look at the resulting pdf in Preview, then the circle is cut off
> both at the top, and also at the right side.
> This gave me a certain amount of pleasure since the result is the opposite of
> Ross' experience on system 10.4.11
> I'm virtually certain that Preview uses the same PDFKit code used by TeXShop.
> I don't know why the latest Preview cuts the circle off at the right. But I bet the
> cut at the top is due to PDFKit rather than, say, to TeXShop's notion of
> a bounding box for the pdf. Eventually I'll look into this.
> If I look at the result in Adobe Reader, the top is not cut off.
> Dick Koch


I get the same results as you in both TeXShop and Preview. However, if I use the magnifyiing glass to enlarge the ``page'' I can see space at the top in TeXShop's Preview Window.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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