[OS X TeX] LaTeXiT producing blank output

Ken Mankoff mankoff at gmail.com
Fri Apr 8 02:55:24 CEST 2011

On Thu, 7 Apr 2011, Herbert Schulz wrote:

> Howdy,
> On my system, using the align tab, contents `GoodLuck', I have a 
> latexit-1-2.tex with contents
> \documentclass[10pt]{article}
> \usepackage[papersize={300.000000bp,581.000000bp},margin=0.000000bp]{geometry}
> \pagestyle{empty}
> \usepackage{graphicx}
> \begin{document}\includegraphics*[scale=0.900000,clip=true,viewport=279.000000bp 634.000000bp 333.000000bp 645.000000bp,hiresbb=true]{latexit-1.pdf}
> \end{document}
> which is VERY different from the contents of the latexit-1-2.tex 
> that you put on line. I wish I knew what/where this is set up.
> By the way, when you were using the Fink distribution did you have 
> Ghostscript installed?

Ok another clue. In the LaTeXiT working folder I do have a file 
called "latexit-1-2.sizes" and the contents is this, which appears 
both odd and related to the error message:


The margins in my General preferences setting is 0.0. If I change 
the margins, to say 500, then I

  * get different (non-zero) values is the *.sizes file
  * the log implies a valid PDF is produced.
  * The PDF is 1 big page, not 4 little pages.

What do you have as your margins?


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