[OS X TeX] More problems with TexShop in Mavericks

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Wed Apr 23 14:49:09 CEST 2014

On Apr 23, 2014, at 7:29 AM, <gsearby at free.fr> <gsearby at free.fr> wrote:

> Hi folks, 
> 	(Sigh…) I am regretting my update to Mavericks…
> I have two more problems, are they known or am I unlucky ?
> 1) eps to pdf conversion on-the-fly is broken. Apprently Texshop calls epstopdf in the allowed mode, but it executes in the restricted mode
> The console output gives me
> epstopdf ($Id: epstopdf.pl 26570 2012-05-22 16:14:37Z karl $) 2.18
> !!! Error: Input filename 'figs_chap_13/fig13-1-statemixing.eps' not allowed in restricted mode.
> Package pdftex.def Error: File `figs_chap_13/fig13-1-statemixing-eps-converted-to.pdf' not found.
> whereas the log contains:
> runsystem(repstopdf --outfile=figs_chap_13/fig13-1-statemixing-eps-converted-to.pdf figs_chap_13/fig13-1-statemixing.eps)...executed safely (allowed).
> Package epstopdf Info: Result file: <figs_chap_13/fig13-1-statemixing-eps-converted-to.pdf>.
> ./Part3-Chap13.tex:306: Package pdftex.def Error: File `figs_chap_13/fig13-1-statemixing-eps-converted-to.pdf' not found.


I've had no problems with eps->pdf conversion on the fly in Mavericks. Could you please send me a sample file with the eps for testing.

> 2) Spellcheck - In the sources I use 
> % !TEX spellcheck = English (United Kingdom) [ize-w_accents]
>  The cocoaspell dictionary is no longer activared in to Apple’s spellchecker and, even worse, the spellchecker reverts to ‘Automatic’ each time the focus leaves source window (even when it is just when the preview window that comes forward)
> Geoff Searby

I think someone else said that they may have had to re-install CocoAspell when switching to Mavericks. What OS version did you have before you updated to Mavericks? See the CocoAspell web page for more information; <http://people.ict.usc.edu/~leuski/cocoaspell/>.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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