[OS X TeX] [OT] .eps and GraphicConverter

Bob Kerstetter bkerstetter at mac.com
Fri Nov 29 10:26:46 EST 2002

On Friday, Nov 29, 2002, at 04:52 US/Central, Luis Sequeira wrote:

> I occasionally use GraphicConverter to do some editing on eps files.
> GraphicConverter needs a helper application to open eps.
> Under OS 9, I used an old version of Mac GS for that (MacGS View did 
> not seem to respond correctly to the Apple Events).
> Now I want to be able to do it in OS X, and GraphicConverter does show 
> an option to use the "ghostscript library", which seems to indicate 
> that it can use the underlying Ghostscript that is installed with 
> teTeX. I have teTeX and Ghostscript installed, and TeXShop works fine 
> with it (i.e., with "TeX and Ghostscript" selected). However, the 
> option is greyed out in GraphicConverter.
> Does anyone know how to make that work? (I imagine it may have 
> something to do with setting some path the right way).
GC does not work with unix GhostScript yet. The developer is working on 

I think Tom Kiffe's GhostView (Carbon) does this okay:


You use macps2pdf. It may drop some of the colors, not sure about that.

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