Re: [R] Running LaTeX dvi previewer on MacOS X

From: Michael <wuolong_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 29 Feb 2008 11:38:57 -0600

On 29 Feb 2008, Frank E. Harrell, Jr. wrote:

> Several people have given great advice on how to successfully use X11 on
> Mac to so we can use the dvi previewer to view latex() output from
> Hmisc. Now after a version upgrade of X11 and X11sdk we are getting
> lots of crashes. I noticed a Mac dvi previewer with an executable
> stored as /Applications/TeX/TeXShop.app/Contents/MacOS/TeXShop
>
> Can we bypass X11 problems and point Hmisc to this executable for dvi
> viewing?

I think TeXshop converts dvi to pdf (something like dvips -> ps2pdf) for viewing. Why not just use pdf for Mac? Preview.app on Leopard does do live updating.

>From Preview, those pdf file can also be dragged to Pages ducument.

Michael



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