[OS X TeX] Springer Journal Template

Richard J Benish rjbenish at teleport.com
Tue Jan 1 20:12:10 EST 2008

Aside from the beautiful typesetting the program 
does, the best thing about LaTeX is the endlessly 
helpful network of TeX wizards out there,

Thank you very much.


>On Jan 1, 2008, at 16:44, Richard J Benish wrote:
>>Thanks for the advice.
>>Funny thing is that I kept fumbling around and 
>>got it to work without consciously changing 
>>anything related to the error message. (As I 
>>recall, Ghostscript was installed along with 
>>TexShop. As far as I can tell, pdfTeX is not 
>>involved here.)
>pdfTeX is the default engine TeXShop calls when 
>typesetting a file. Check in TeXShop's Typeset 
>menu ---you'll see a checkmark in ``Pdftex'' 
>(lower part of the pulldown menu). To typeset 
>the original Springer document, you have to 
>choose ``TeX and Ghostscript'' instead.
>Or, below ``\usepackage{graphicx}'', you can add epstopdf, like this:
>and then it typesets OK with pdfTeX, without changing anything in the figures.
>>What I did was change a dummy graphic from an 
>>eps to a jpg (using Photoshop) and the file 
>>"example.eps" to "example.jpg".
>>I wish the error messages were less cryptic and 
>>more directly related to experience. The 
>>"logic" of LaTex usually eludes me.
>You can download Prof. Grätzer's Short Course 
>(the free first part of his ``(More) Math into 
>LaTeX'', 4th ed., published by Springer) in
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