[OS X TeX] TeXShop and Metapost: labels can't be typesetted with LaTeX

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Tue Sep 26 18:15:16 EDT 2006

On Sep 26, 2006, at 11:33 AM, Franck Pastor wrote:

> ...
> My questions: is there another (simpler) way to do that in TeXShop?  
> If not, would it be possible to have a panel of choices in the  
> preferences of TeXShop, offering us the choice between Plain TeX  
> (default) and LaTeX for typesetting labels when using the Metapost  
> program? Something to be placed in the "Misc" section, for example,  
> alongside with the choice of mptopdf or mpost to run Metapost. That  
> would prevent us to do the changes ourselves in the "metapostwrap"  
> files, which is a bit tedious at each update of TeXShop.
> Many thanks for having managed to read this! I hope it's not too  
> badly written...
> Franck Pastor


You might try making a new Engine file. Duplicate one of the ones in  
~/TeXShop/Engines/ (to keep the execute bit set) and then edit it to  
have what you want.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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