[OS X TeX] General question

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Thu Jul 22 17:47:26 EDT 2010

On Jul 22, 2010, at 2:29 PM, Sr Sur wrote:

> Hello everybody!!,
> The question is simple. Is there any difference if I print a document from
> the .pdf or directly from TS?
> If there is any difference, I suppose the better one is directly from TS.
> Thanks!.
> Isaac.


When you print the output of the preview window in TeXShop you are printing the pdf using Apple's frameworks. So if you print the pdf by opening it in Preview you'll get the identical results. If you open the file in Adobe Reader or Acrobat and print it it might display slightly different and also print slightly different. The biggest difference I've seen is that the Adobe software sometimes scales by default and then people complain that the dimensions of the printed output are wrong. You've got to go into the preferences and turn that off.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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