[OS X TeX] How do I generate PostScript?
dlsmith at rice.edu
Sat Aug 2 12:48:24 EDT 2008
On Aug 2, 2008, at 10:25 AM, Joseph C. Slater PE, PhD wrote:
> On Aug 2, 2008, at 12:18 PM, Dan Smith wrote:
>> I need to produce a PostScript file from my LaTeX source. This
>> used to be the standard workflow (tex->dvi->ps->pdf), but now
>> "latex" is an alias for "pdftex", and I can't find a command or
>> option that will produce dvi output instead. I know it's a rather
>> simple question, but what am I missing?
>> (My typical workflow is to produce PDFs with TeXShop, but I'm happy
>> with using the command line for this instance; I'm using TeXLive
> latex filename.tex from the command line worked fine for me in
> making a dvi file.
Here's a transcript:
> $ -> ls
> mathpartir.sty example.tex
> $ -> latex example.tex
> This is pdfTeXk, Version 3.141592-1.40.3 (Web2C 7.5.6)
> Output written on example.pdf (21 pages, 291315 bytes).
> Transcript written on example.log.
> $ -> ls
> mathpartir.sty example.log example.tex
> example.aux example.pdf
> $ -> which latex
> $ -> ls -l /usr/texbin/latex
> lrwxr-xr-x 1 root wheel 6 Apr 30 20:03 /usr/texbin/latex -> pdftex
> $ -> ls -l /usr/texbin/pdftex
> -rwxr-xr-x 1 root wheel 1278168 Feb 6 2007 /usr/texbin/pdftex
> $ -> ls -l /usr/texbin
> lrwxr-xr-x 1 root wheel 63 Apr 30 20:05 /usr/texbin -> ../Library/
> dan at Luciano ~/Research/java-type-system/oopsla08
> $ -> ls -l /Library/TeX/Distributions/.DefaultTeX/
> total 8
> lrwxr-xr-x 1 root admin 32 Apr 30 20:05 Contents -> ../
I don't know where to find a standard "latex" command that doesn't use
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