[OS X TeX] Using xdvik with eps graphics?
chris.skeels at unimelb.edu.au
Fri Mar 17 05:15:49 EST 2006
On 17/03/2006, at 8:25 PM, Peter Dyballa wrote:
> The problem seems to be that Gerben distributes a version of gs
> that cannot display in X11, it's just a simple interpreter. You'd
> need to get a version of Ghostscript that is enabled to use X11.
> You can get these from Fink or DarwinPorts ...
> In a recent version of the Ghostscript-8 i-Package I can see:
> lrwxrwxrwx root/admin 0 2006-02-06 19:39:58 ./bin/gs -> gs-
> -rwxr-xr-x root/admin 6110324 2006-02-06 19:36:20 ./bin/gs-noX11
> -rwxr-xr-x root/admin 6224112 2006-02-06 19:36:20 ./bin/gs-X11
> so the actual cure can be simple, provided you have this package
> installed: make the symbolic link gs* point to gs-X11! To check
> whether gs-X11 really works, invoke 'gs-X11 <a PS or an EPS file>'
> -- you can quit gs-X11 by following its suggestions in Terminal or
> xterm or GNU Emacs and finally press ^D (control d, end of
> * To find out where it is, type 'which gs' and/or do 'cd `which
> gs`', then you can 'sudo -H rm gs' and 'sudo -H ln -s ./gs-X11 gs'.
This certainly worked on my home machine. Many thanks.
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