[OS X TeX] How to open *.dvi

Ulrich Hofer hofer at uni-bonn.de
Thu Nov 21 07:09:55 EST 2002

Am Dienstag den, 5. November 2002, um 09:13, schrieb Axel E. Retif:

> On Sunday, Nov 3, 2002, at 16:40 America/Mexico_City, Ulrich Hofer 
> wrote:
>> If I try to open a dvi-file, both itexmac and texshop simply do 
>> nothing at all. Dragging the file to the dock icon leads to the same 
>> result.
>> What am I doing wrong?
> If you have installed Wierda's recent distribution and run his 
> configuration script, all I can think is
> 1) Do you have a mixture of Wierda's and fink distributions of TeX?
> 2) Where is the .dvi file you try to view located? I mean ---is it in a 
> write-protected directory? For example, a .dvi file inside 
> /usr/local/teTeX... If so, you have to copy it to your Desktop or any 
> other folder in your Home.

That was the right hint, thx a lot


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