[OS X TeX] PDFs with gradient mesh applied don't appear

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Tue Nov 20 16:33:14 CET 2012

On Nov 20, 2012, at 9:17 AM, Richard J Benish <rjbenish at comcast.net> wrote:

> Greetings,
> As a visually oriented person who has accidentally come to need to learn a few things about LaTex, I've followed bits and pieces of this thread. From the long distant days when I was a graphic artist, I recall that outputting Illustrator's gradient mesh was a quirky and unpredictable matter.
> So for curiosity I opened the file attached by Herb, only to find that it compiles just fine on my machine.
> What you may find to be of interest is that I'm running TexShop v. 2.33 on OS 10.4.11, which I suppose will be regarded as antiques by most participants here.
> Good Luck, indeed,
> Richard Benish


That file compiles fine using either pdflatex or latex but it displays incorrectly in any pdf previewer that uses PDFKit (i.e., no gradient) like TeXShop or Skim when compiled with pdflatex.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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