[OS X TeX] Where is (dvi)latex?
herbs at wideopenwest.com
Fri Mar 30 10:03:20 EDT 2007
On Mar 30, 2007, at 7:42 AM, Gérard Degrez wrote:
> For a file I received, and which uses psfrag, I need to use (dvi)
> latex, which I haven't done in a long time.
> Previously, I was using the chain latex -> dvips but on my most
> recent installation (TeXLive 2006 installed by GW's i-installer on
> a MacBook Pro), this doesn't work.
> I figured the reason is that latex is an alias for pdfetex, and so
> it uses the pdftex engine rather than the (dvi)tex engine.
> So my questiion: where is the dvitex engine?
Are you going through Terminal or TeXShop or ...?
In TeXShop make sure TeX & Ghostscript are checked in the Typeset
Menu. You can force that processing by putting the line
%%!TEX TS-program = latex
at the beginning of the file. Then simply typesetting will run the
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)
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