[OS X TeX] watermarks

Herbert Schulz herbs2 at mac.com
Sat Apr 29 15:23:43 EDT 2023

> On Apr 29, 2023, at 1:36 PM, Luís Fernando Sequeira <lfsequeira at gmail.com> wrote:
> Are you compiling this from TeXShop? From Terminal? Which command/engine are you using?
> You seem to be compiling with pdflatex.
> You are using pstricks, but I see no mention of either running simpdftex, or of invoking something to deal with pstricks inside pdflatex (like pdftricks, or auto-pst-pdf). 
> Could that be the issue?
> FWIW, now that you updated your TeXLive, it may be time to start using a 21st century TeX engine and compile your document with xelatex or lualatex. Just sayin'...
> Regards
> Luís Sequeira
> pS: I am in digest mode, so if you like some more immediate response, feel free to cc: me directly


He is compiling in TeXShop with latex. That means that TeXShop is using the internal call to simpdftex.

By the way, in recent (back for some years) TeX Live distributions latex is really pdftex in -dvi mode using a latex.fmt so the compile line is a bit misleading.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
herbs2 at mac.com

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