[OS X TeX] pdf saved in Preview produces crashes

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Wed Dec 12 14:49:44 EST 2007

On Dec 12, 2007, at 8:04 AM, Berend Hasselman wrote:

> On 12 Dec 2007, at 14:13, Herbert Schulz wrote:
>> .....
>> The short answer is yes! Certain pdf files, that print fine under  
>> Tiger, seem to crash the print system in Leopard. You can still  
>> print the files using Adobe Reader. Besides crashing applications  
>> you can sometimes find a crash log for cgpdftops in /Library/Logs/ 
>> CrashReporter/.
> Preview hangs doing a search in the full reference manual of R in  
> Leopard 10.5.1
> No problem with Skim.
> So it might be an idea to try Skim for printing.
> regards
> Berend Hasselman


A file that crashes TeXShop and Preview also crashes Skim when  
attempting to print. Not so surprising since they probably all use  
Apple's frameworks for display and printing of pdf files.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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