[OS X TeX] No output with LaTeXit and Mac Tex 2008?

Maarten Sneep maarten.sneep at xs4all.nl
Fri Sep 19 08:30:12 EDT 2008

On 19 sep 2008, at 14:20, Peter Dyballa wrote:

> Am 19.09.2008 um 12:38 schrieb Maarten Sneep:
>> On 18 sep 2008, at 23:43, François Chaplais wrote:
>>>>> Source :
>>>>> \documentclass[10pt]{article}
>>>>> \usepackage{color}\color[rgb]{0.000,0.000,0.000} %used for font  
>>>>> color
>>> I have never used the color package myself, but aren't you  
>>> typesetting white text on a white background? Or is this on purpose?
>> No, white on a transparent background. LaTeXiT can actually change  
>> the colour of the displayed background once the luminosity of the  
>> colour of the lettering crosses 50%, maintaining maximum contrast.  
>> The resulting pdf has white text without background.
> I always thought "no component = no colour," i.e. black – am I so  
> wrong, again?

No, you're right, I was not fully awake yet. On the other hand,  
setting the colour to white is still useful on occasion in LaTeXiT.


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