[OS X TeX] Re : "Non-PDF special ignored"
herbs at wideopenwest.com
Sun Feb 1 10:02:08 EST 2009
On Feb 1, 2009, at 12:35 AM, <ewan.Delanoy at math.unicaen.fr> <ewan.Delanoy at math.unicaen.fr
>> You are trying to compile using pdflatex (the default) which doesn't
>> understand eps input. You need to compile using the TeX+Ghostscript
>> (latex->dvips->ps2pdf) script. The easiest way to do this is by
>> putting the line
>> %!TEX program = latex
>> at the top fo the file. Then TeXShop will automatically use the TeX
>> +Ghostscript script to compile the file.
> I tried that, it doesn't work on my Mac. The circles are still
> the message "Non-PDF special ignored" still appears, and the
> console's output
> starts with "This is pdfeTeX(...)"
> By the way, how could a commented line change the output ? LaTeX
> read it.
Since you're using an old version of TeXShop try using the line
as the first line in the file. This is fairly portable. Also, once
that line is there use in TeXShop use the Typeset->Typeset (Cmd-T)
command and TeXShop should use the TeX+Ghostscript script for compiling.
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)
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