[OS X TeX] Texmaker

M. Tamer Özsu tozsu at sympatico.ca
Sun Jan 27 09:42:40 EST 2008

On 27/01/08 8:58 AM, "Peter Dyballa" <Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE> wrote:

> Am 27.01.2008 um 01:07 schrieb M. Tamer Özsu:
>> What I was inquiring was that the log did not show the
>> execution of dvips and the generation of .ps file. I may be wrong,
>> but I
>> thought this would have been recorded in the log.
> TeX writes the LOG file. When it has written the DVI file it has
> finished its job. After this it does not care what other programmes
> do the DVI file. You can invoke dvips in some debug mode, then it
> explains a bit what it is doing.

It is not the TeX log file that is being mentioned, it is the texmaker log
file that should record the results of the full process -- similar to
Texshop's log file that records the full record (if one chooses TeX and

>>> Why can't you use pdflatex to directly produce PDF output?
>> I certainly can for some of my workflow, but it is still a mystery
>> as to why
>> this thing does not work as it should. It is a mystery that I would
>> love to
>> solve.
> This is as mysterious as your writing ...

And this, unfortunately, is as unhelpful as your suggestion to move to
pdflatex. One would hope that one can get direct answers to one's questions
on these mailing lists and fora without criticisms about one's writing.


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