[OS X TeX] Gems from Japan: RPN2TeX and AutoTeX

Michael Hoppe mh at michael-hoppe.de
Mon May 17 15:34:05 EDT 2004

>  I just looked my TeXShop Preferences and copied my path for pdfTeX:
>  /usr/local/teTeX/bin/powerpc-apple-darwin-current

In fact, that is a link to 
/usr/local/teTeX/bin/powerpc-apple-darwin6.8/.  And for me it doesn't 
matter which path I pass to RPN2TeX, it'll always happen the same, 
namely -- according to console log, after the Preview-button is 

%---------------  excerpt from console.log
This is e-TeXk, Version 3.141592-2.1 (Web2C 7.5.2)
  %&-line parsing enabled.
entering extended mode
LaTeX2e <2001/06/01>
Babel <v3.7h> and hyphenation patterns for american, french, german, ngerman, n
ohyphenation, loaded.
Document Class: article 2001/04/21 v1.4e Standard LaTeX document class
(/usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf.tetex/tex/latex/base/size10.clo)) (./temp.aux)
[1] (./temp.aux) )
Output written on temp.dvi (1 page, 256 bytes).
Transcript written on temp.log.
This is dvips(k) 5.94a Copyright 2003 Radical Eye Software (www.radicaleye.com)
' TeX output 2004.05.17:1044' -> temp.ps
(-> temp.001) <tex.pro><alt-rule.pro><texc.pro><f7b6d320.enc><texps.pro>
%---------------------- end excerpt ----------------

So temp.dvi is created from temp.tex and passed to dvips, which 
produced temp.ps.  But RPN2TeX doesn't show any preview, but only the 
Spinning Pizza.  What am I doing wrong?  I suspect some privileges 
aren't set correctly.


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