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

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Fri Jul 4 08:04:31 EDT 2008

On Jul 4, 2008, at 2:37 AM, Martin Girschick wrote:

> At 16:06 Uhr -0500 03.07.2008, Herbert Schulz wrote:
>> Well, the dvi file is, in fact, created but simpdftex is programmed  
>> to remove it after the ps file is createdso you never see it.
> According to my posted log file, dvips fails because of the missing  
> dvi:
> At 19:27 Uhr +0200 03.07.2008, Martin Girschick wrote:
>> 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 ()
> Even when I call "latex -output-format DVI  main.tex" from the shell  
> it produces a PDF and at least according to the shown log no  
> intermediate DVI.
> m


Sorry... hands were quicker than the brain. I didn't notice the rest  
of the console output until after I set that reply.

Do you possibly have some aliases set in a .profile, etc.(or a  
~/.MacOSX/environment.plist) that is aliasing latex->pdflatex? I'm  
kind of grasping at straws here.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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