[OS X TeX] Using the emp package with Mountain Lion and TexShop 3.23

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Tue Sep 10 08:17:03 EDT 2013

On Sep 10, 2013, at 3:53 AM, Eric van der Oord <eric.vanderoord at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
> After some years without using the emp package, I need to make some figures.
> I've tried opening old files which used emp : all works well.
> But (puzzling!) a file obtained  from an old file by "export" (TexShop) or "duplicate" (Finder) seems to work but produces no graphic output.
> Is that a "write18" problem ? A hidden permission problem ?
> How can I fix that issue ?
> For now I'm working by changing old files -- ugly ;-)
> Best Regards
> Eric


Are you talking about duplicating/exporting the original .tex file or the final pdf file? How did you typeset the file? Does it require shell escape to run since mpost has to be run?

Is there any way you can supply a minimal but compilable example so we can examine the behavior?

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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