[OS X TeX] Re: EPS files displayed as blank white box with latest TeX version (latex + Ghostscript)

Markus Hänchen youcontrol at hispeed.ch
Mon Nov 21 10:18:49 EST 2005

Piet van Oostrum wrote:

> Try first if things work in Terminal:
> Open a Terminal window and give the following commands:
> (Substitute the directory where your LaTeX file resides for "Your
> directory", and substitute the filename of your LaTeX document for test.
> cd "Your directory"
> latex test
> dvips -o test.ps test.dvi
> open test.ps

export PATH="/usr/local/teTeX/bin/powerpc-apple-darwin-current:$PATH"
to my path the commands now runs through. But I guess its output is 
equivalent to running:
sh -x /usr/local/teTeX/bin/powerpc-apple-darwin-current/simpdftex  latex 
whoose output I already posted. For the sake of completeness the output 
of the individual commands:

My-Computer:~//LaTeX files/papers myusername$ latex test_eps.tex
This is pdfeTeX, Version 3.141592-1.30.4-2.2 (Web2C 7.5.5)
entering extended mode
LaTeX2e <2003/12/01>
Babel <v3.8d> and hyphenation patterns for american, french, german, 
ngerman, d
utch, italian, norsk, portuges, spanish, swedish, nohyphenation, loaded.
Document Class: article 2004/02/16 v1.4f Standard LaTeX document class
(./test_eps.aux) <../../graphs/ARCprocess_v2p1_val.eps> [1] 
(./test_eps.aux) )
Output written on test_eps.dvi (1 page, 348 bytes).
Transcript written on test_eps.log.

My-Computer:~//LaTeX files/papers myusername$ dvips -o test_eps.ps 
This is dvips(k) 5.95b Copyright 2005 Radical Eye Software 
' TeX output 2005.11.21:1611' -> test_eps.ps
<tex.pro><texps.pro><special.pro>. <cmr10.pfb>[1
dvips: Could not find figure file ../../graphs/ARCprocess_v2p1_val.eps; 

My-Computer:~//LaTeX files/papers myusername$ open test_eps.ps

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