[OS X TeX] broken tex distribution

Martin Costabel costabel at wanadoo.fr
Mon Aug 10 09:16:26 EDT 2009

Shawn Allgeier wrote:
> My TeXshop stopped working.  When I try to compile I receive the 
> following message:
> -----
> Can't find required tool
> (null) does not exist. 

This indicates that you erased the pdflatex field in the Engine tab of 
the TeXShop preferences. Reset to the default values or write "pdflatex 
--shell-escape" in that box.


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