[OS X TeX] ps2pdf13 ??

Peter Dyballa Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE
Tue Feb 5 10:29:04 EST 2008

Am 05.02.2008 um 12:55 schrieb Josep Maria Font:

> /usr/local/teTeX/bin/powerpc-apple-darwin-current/simpdftex: line  
> 538: ps2pdf13: command not found

Did you upgrade Mac OS X recently?

Can you invoke in Terminal: 'which ps2pdf13' ?

If the command above returned something sensible, can you update  
TeXShop's preferences with

	--distiller-path <the value returned above>

It won't solve the problem behind it all, it will only enable  
simpdftex to find the ps2pdf13 which it does not seem to find. A  
solution could be achieved by re-configuring your teTeX installation,  
i.e. launching i-Installer, choosing "Configure Only" and choosing  
the expert route – I think the latter has to be set in the  
preferences of i-Installer. Then check only CLI Path to be re- 

A newly launched TeXShop will run simpdftex in a better suited  



A lot of us are working harder than we want, at things we don't like  
to do. Why? ...In order to afford the sort of existence we don't care  
to live.
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