[OS X TeX] altpdftex to simpdftex

Axel E. Retif axretif at igo.com.mx
Sun Oct 2 16:43:12 EDT 2005

On Oct 2, 2005, at 3:38 PM, Herbert Schulz wrote:

> On Oct 2, 2005, at 3:25 PM, Ralph Martin wrote:
>> 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
>> Ralph
> Howdy,
> It's only the `Save Postscript File' option that needs to be turned  
> off until a new version of TeXShop comes out. The changes to the  
> Engines themselves can be done now.

... and if you want to keep the postscript file you use

simpdftex latex --maxpfb --keep-psfile

instead of just

simpdftex latex --maxpfb


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