[OS X Emacs] Re: Can't Make Doc-View Work

David Reitter david.reitter at gmail.com
Thu Mar 11 11:46:00 EST 2010

On Mar 11, 2010, at 5:12 AM, Peter Dyballa wrote:
> 	configured using `configure  '--without-sound' '--without-dbus' '--without-pop' '--with-ns' '--disable-ns-self-contained' '--x-libraries=/usr/X11/libs' '

> You need Ghostscript for doc-view. And in case the DVI files are using CM (Computer Modern) fonts gs probably needs to find them via a local or TeX related Fontmap file. With PDF output from TeX it's probably less complicated...

That's the most likely cause.  Chances are it doesn't find GS.

Emacs on the Mac should really use the on-board tools to convert or read PDFs, and even if it did so: what are the advantages of doc-view?  Can one copy text out of PDF with Emacs, or use search functions?

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