[OS X TeX] Parts of equations dragged from TeXShop
herbs at wideopenwest.com
Tue May 12 19:19:18 EDT 2009
On May 12, 2009, at 6:11 PM, david craig wrote:
>> To repeat my question, trying to help you to understand your
>> problem: are you trying to copy a picture or are you trying to copy
>> a maths particle in a kind of text representation?
> This is not a problem I've seen before, and naturally pops up while
> I'm on the road preparing a conference presentation.
> I am creating equations for a presentation and/or figures. Mac OS
> 10.5.6, TeXShop 2.26, LaTeXiT 1.16.1. In TeXShop you can select an
> equation (or whatever) from the preview and drag it to the desktop
> or to your presentation, creating a small pdf. In LaTeXiT you run
> your code and drag the resulting equation to the desktop or your
> presentation or whatever.
> I HAVE installed the font-cache-bug fix. (Several times, now...)
> After not too terribly long a time, now, whether TeXShop or LaTeXiT,
> characters in the output (not just stuff I drag out of either) start
> disappearing (or sometimes replaced by exclamation points). Tends
> to get worse the longer I wait before rebooting. Both in TeXShop's
> preview and/or LaTeXiT -- once it starts in one I start seeing it in
> the other.
> TeX is becoming unusable, which is catastrophic for me!
> I am at a loss what is triggering the problem, and why I am seeing
> it now (with a vengeance) but have never seen it before. Not much
> has changed that I can think of.
> Deleting the font caches/rebooting helps temporarily, but it comes
> back. SOMETHING related to font display in pdf's is corrupted,
> perhaps some cache that google hasn't told me about that isn't re-
> generated on reboot, or something I am doing is corrupting them anew.
> I'm becoming a bit desperate. I welcome suggestions! (Re-
> installing TeXLive is not an option until I return home. Besides,
> I doubt that would resolve a corrupted cache problem, if that's what
> it is.)
> David Craig
Can you give us a minimum, but complete, sample file that does this?
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)
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