[OS X TeX] customizing latex-suite

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Sun Sep 7 08:43:09 EDT 2008

On Sep 7, 2008, at 5:44 AM, Doris Wagner wrote:

> hi list,
> I'm about to learn latex-suite. the docu says that for mac-systems  
> the default-output is pdf, but in my case it is not (dvi is  
> generated). the texrc-file contains the following:
> <schnipp>
> " By default, when you compile a tex file using \ll, then you will be
> " generating a .dvi file. Change this line if you want to set  
> another default.
> " NOTE: Make sure that a target for this format exists in the  
> 'Compiler rules'
> "       section below and is set up properly for your system.
> if has('macunix')
>        TexLet g:Tex_DefaultTargetFormat = 'pdf'
> else
>        TexLet g:Tex_DefaultTargetFormat = 'dvi'
> endif
> <schnapp>
> there are also some other little things that suggest that my latex- 
> suite-installation does not know that its installed on a mac.
> anyone can help me?
> tia
> doris


What TeX distribution are you using? I can't find a texrc files in  
MacTeX/TeX Live.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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