[OS X TeX] altpdftex to simpdftex

Ralph Martin Ralph.Martin at cs.cardiff.ac.uk
Sun Oct 2 16:25:15 EDT 2005

On 2 Oct 2005, at 20:27, Herbert Schulz wrote:
> The change to the basic command is trivial to change within TeXShop  
> Preferences->Engine itself. The only thing that needs a new version  
> of TeXShop to be fixed is retaining the .ps file generated by  
> dvips; right now that must be unchecked in TeXShop Preferences- 
> >Engine. If that's what you really need you can easily put together  
> an engine file that does that and you'll be CLI free again.

I have forgotten exactly what Gerben said, but he indicated that  
there was a bug in TeXshop's handling of arguments (to do with order,  
if I remember correctly), which is why a new version of TeXShop was  
called for, and why the user cannot just simply fix up the  
preferences as you suggest.

Best wishes

Prof Ralph Martin                   Phone: +44(0)29 2087 5536
School of Computer Science          Fax:   +44(0)29 2087 4598
Cardiff University                  Email: mailto:ralph at cs.cf.ac.uk
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