[OS X TeX] Apple PDF viewer bugs on this shading

Ross Moore ross at ics.mq.edu.au
Mon Nov 30 13:43:01 EST 2009

Hi Alain,

On 01/12/2009, at 2:02 AM, Alain Matthes wrote:

> Hi
> On the french news group, I read this :
> There is a problem when I compile the file:
> http://media.texample.net/tikz/examples/TEX/hsv-shading.tex
> 1) first with pdflatex and texshop
> The file above compiles without problem but TexShop
>  displays a bad result but adobe reader gives a fine result.
> The result is bad with Preview.

It looks fine for me, in both Preview and TeXshop.
This is whether I download the PDF from the website,
or after recompiling in TeXshop.

The attached image shows the view in Adobe Reader (left)
and TeXshop (right) under MacOS X 10.4.11.
I don't have any later OS version to try.

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> 2) With dvi-ps-pdf Texshop displays a "good" result, only good
> if you can compare the pdfs.
> You can find the pdf here :
> http://www.texample.net/tikz/examples/hsv-shading/
> I try this example with Ubuntu and texworks and the result
>  is just "good".
> Where is the bug ?

Not within the PDF, I'd say.
Did the original poster say what OS he was using?

> Best Regards
> Alain Matthes



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