[OS X TeX] printing problem

Fred Mayer fmayer at sysmatrix.net
Fri Jan 18 07:58:15 EST 2008

Thanks John,
That didn't work either.  Output below:

  This is dvips 5.86d Copyright 1999 Radical Eye Software (www.radicaleye.com 

  Input file: Composites.dvi
  Options: -M0 -T210mm,297mm

  ! Couldn't find header file tex.pro

I don't see what is happening??
   -Fred M

On Jan 18, 2008, at 3:33 AM, John Rawnsley wrote:

> Fred,
> On Jan 17, 2008, at 19:05, Fred Mayer wrote:
>> When I try to print, I get an error message that says Oz can't find  
>> the "tex.pro" or "tex-std.pro" files that are correctly loacted in  
>> the search path...it's strange. My printer works fine with all  
>> other apps on the iMac. I can still create my papers using my old  
>> G4 but would like to get Oz working on the new system.
> That is strange. Just to see if it were some accident of my setup  
> that I could print, I installed a fresh OzTeX 5.2 from the original  
> archive, made no customization so that OzTeX is using only the files  
> that Andrew distributes and then printed a document without changing  
> any settings in the print dialog. DVIPS found the tex-std prolog and  
> printed successfully. Here's the console output:
>> This is dvips 5.86d Copyright 1999 Radical Eye Software (www.radicaleye.com 
>> )
>> Input file: dqsssrt.dvi
>> Options: -p=1 -l=1 -M0 -T210mm,297mm
>> ' TeX output 2008.01.14:0949' -> standard PostScript
>> <tex-std.pro><special.pro><color.pro>. [0]
>> Time elapsed: 0.2 seconds.
> To see if your printer is involved in the failure to print or if the  
> problem occurs earlier (I suspect the latter since you can print  
> with other applications), try using the DVIPS entry in the Tools  
> menu to convert a dvi file you have been trying to print.
> John
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