[OS X TeX] Re: Linguists' trees and pdf

Steve Harlow sjh1 at york.ac.uk
Fri Nov 19 07:06:57 EST 2004

On 19/11/04 1:00 am, "TeX on Mac OS X Mailing List"
<MacOSX-TeX at email.esm.psu.edu> wrote:

> I use Emma Pease's wonderful tree-dvips package to draw trees and
> similar diagrams in linguistics books and papers.  This emits raw
> PostScript specials, which can be used to draw lines among the nodes of
> a tree and also dotted, or curvy, or whatever lines with or without
> arrows at the ends to indicate movement and the like.
> Unfortunately, the PostScript-dependent nature of this package makes it
> incompatible with pdf based packages.

Not so, provided you choose the option to get to pdf via ghostscript. If you
use TeXShop, in Preferences|TypesettingDefault Script, choose
TeX+Ghostscript and you will be delighted.

- Steve
SJ Harlow      sjh1 at york dot ac dot uk       Head of Department
Department of Language & Linguistic Science,    University of York
Heslington, York YO1 5DD, UK
Phone:+44 1904 432654 Messages:+44 1904 432650 Fax:+44 1904 432673

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