[OS X TeX] TeXShop v2.33: crashes using TeX and dvi
herbs at wideopenwest.com
Sat Mar 20 21:39:44 EDT 2010
On Mar 20, 2010, at 8:10 PM, Glenn Fulford wrote:
> When I try to run TeXShop with %% !TEX TS-program = latex (or from the Typeset menu using TeX and dvi)
> it crashes. I tried this on another mac, also running MACOSX6.2 and TeXShop v2.33
> and it works fine on that computer.
> I upgraded to v2.33 a little while ago, but this is the first time I have had to run the Tex and dvi engine.
> I am using MACOSX 6.2 (Snow Leopard).
> I get this error, if that helps.
> Exception Type: EXC_BAD_ACCESS (SIGSEGV)
> Exception Codes: KERN_INVALID_ADDRESS at 0x0000000016dffff0
> Crashed Thread: 0 Dispatch queue: com.apple.main-thread
> I have tried to create the dvi->ps->pdf using the command line
> (using simplatex, dvips and pstopdf) and that worked ok.
> Can anyone help me with this? Should I just reinstall everything?
> nb. It occurs with a fairly basic latex file.
> thanks, Glenn.
Hmmm... no problem here with MacTeX-2009 and TeXshop 2.33. First, what do you have in TeXshop->Preferences->Engine->TeX+dvips+distiller->Latex? Do things get fixed up if you move ~/Library/Preferences/TeXshop.plist (the TeXshop preferences file) to you Desktop and restart TeXShop?
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