Bernhard Barkow bb at creativeeyes.at
Sat Sep 22 13:20:21 EDT 2007

On 2007-09-22, at 16:26, David Watson wrote:
> I didn't pay attention to the fact that your question was about AMS- 
> TeX, so to answer your specific question, you could edit your  
> document with the editor of your choice, save the file to disk, and  
> then open up a terminal and then type "cd " followed by dragging  
> the folder where your file is located and then typing "enter".
> Next, type "amstex <myfile.tex>" and it should use the AMS-TeX  
> system to typeset your document.
> you should be able to open the output with "open <myfile.dvi>" at  
> the command-line, or to use another utility such as dvips or dvipdf  
> to convert your file to postscript or portable document format, if  
> you need to distribute the document.


I didn't try this (since I don't have amstex documents), but since  
(at least in my i-installer installation) amstex is only a link to  
pdftex, it should work to just typeset the document in TeXShop using  
the default engine?


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