[OS X TeX] Re: hyperref/pdflatex position links incorrectly on sidewaystables

Bruno Voisin bvoisin at mac.com
Thu Jul 3 13:36:40 EDT 2008

Le 3 juil. 08 à 19:27, Martin Girschick a écrit :

> However, "TeX and Ghostscript" still doesn't produce a DVI. Although  
> "latex" is called, it directly produces the pdf:
> ### This is /usr/texbin/simpdftex, Version 20070507
> ### /usr/texbin/latex main.tex
> This is pdfTeXk, Version 3.141592-1.40.3 (Web2C 7.5.6)
> ...
> Output written on main.pdf (82 pages, 2712029 bytes).
> Transcript written on main.log.
> ### /usr/texbin/dvips -R -Poutline  -o /tmp/altpdflatex. 
> 13045-1215105797/main.ps main.dvi
> This is dvips(k) 5.96 Copyright 2005 Radical Eye Software (www.radicaleye.com 
> )
> /usr/texbin/dvips: ! DVI file can't be opened.
> ### FAILED to generate /tmp/altpdflatex.13045-1215105797/main.ps ()
> Strange but at least in my case not relevant anymore.

Maybe your input file (main.tex) contains \pdfoutput=1. Or your format  
files (latex.fmt and the like) were compiled in pdftex mode for some  

You may otherwise have a shell config file defining pdftex to take  
implicitly the option --output-format pdf, or setting some similar  
environment variable (though I couldn't find any related variable in  

Bruno Voisin

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