[OS X TeX] tikz editor
msharpe at ucsd.edu
Thu Nov 28 13:18:50 EST 2013
On Nov 27, 2013, at 5:40 PM, M. Tamer Özsu <ozsut at mac.com> wrote:
> I used to use TikZ Editor for developing tikz figures. I recently moved to a new machine running Mavericks and did a clean install. Now, the same documents that used to work with TikZ Editor are giving me an error:
> Preview error: Can't convert the source file to PDF. Please check the LaTeX command in preview's preferences.
> The LaTeX command referred to above is the default:
> pdflatex -file-line-error -interaction=nonstopmode -output-directory $OUTPUT_DIR -jobname $FILE_NAME $FILE_PATH
> Does anyone know, what might be going on?
The command seems to run in a shell where /usr/texbin is not on the path. Change the LaTeX command to
> /usr/texbin/pdflatex -file-line-error -interaction=nonstopmode -output-directory $OUTPUT_DIR -jobname $FILE_NAME $FILE_PATH
This worked for me with Mavericks, where I saw the same error you reported. Adding -shell-escape, as Pete suggested, may be important for some TikZ processes.
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