[OS X TeX] Incompatibility between geometry and TeX+ghostscript

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Wed May 16 18:09:51 EDT 2007

On May 16, 2007, at 4:53 PM, André Bellaïche wrote:

> When I use pdftex, and the geometry package, the pdf obtained has  
> the same size I have specified as options in geometry, say 15 x 21 cm.
> When I use TeX+ghostscript (by specifying %!TEX TS-program = latex  
> at the first line of the source file), the pdf obtained is A4 size,  
> whatever size has been specified.
> This would not be an issue if my source file did not contain  
> pictures made with epic and eepic, which are definitely  
> incompatible with pdftex. When I run pdftex on my source file with  
> these pictures, I get hundreds of time the error message : Non-PDF  
> special ignored!
> I really need to get PDF of the true size. Any idea ?
> André Bellaïche


Try using


and see if the Tex+Ghostscript works for you.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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