[TxMt] Re: LaTeX Setup: Problems switching from TexShop to Textmate.

Kyle. ambertk at gmail.com
Tue Mar 9 21:49:04 UTC 2010

Did you check for spaces in path to your graphics file?  I had a  
similar problem awhile back that was solved by renaming folders, or  
just moving the pdf to the same directory as the .tex document.

Kyle H. Ambert
Fellow, National Library of Medicine
Oregon Health & Science University

On Mar 9, 2010, at 1:12 PM, Robi Ragan wrote:

> I am switching from using TextMate for all of my programing tasks. The
> last (and incredibly frustrating) hang-up I am having is getting it to
> compile my LaTeX documents. Whenever I add the command
> \includegraphics{filename.pdf} to a file it chokes even thought if I
> open the same LaTeX document with TeXShop it compiles perfectly. The
> output I get even when I am using verbose is not very helpful, even
> though I have been using LaTeX for 7 years or so.
> I compile in TexShop with the Latex command and it appears from the
> log that it is accessing the "/usr/local/texlive/2009" directory.
> Further TeXShop is set with the following settings (I have also
> attached a screencap of these settings:
> Path settings
>    (pdf)TeX (default: /usr/texbin)
>    /usr/texbin
>    Distiller (ghostscript) (default: /usr/local/bin)
>    /usr/local/bin
> pdfTeX
>    Tex (default: pdftex)
>    pdftex --shell-escape
>    Latex (default: pdflatex)
>    pdflatex --shell-escape
> TeX + dvips + distiller
>    Tex (default: simpdftex tex)
>    simpdftex tex --maxpfb
>    Latex (default: simpdftex latex)
>    simpdftex latex --maxpfb
> I am guessing that Textmate must be calling a different version of
> latex that does not like to be fed .pdf files.
> The PATH that Textmate recovered the first time I tried to compile a
> LaTeX document is:
> /usr/bin:/bin:/usr/sbin:/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/texbin:/usr/X11/bin
> Is there a way I can set Textmate to use the same engine that  
> TexShop is using?
> Thanks,
> Robi
> <texshopSettigns.png>
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