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Re: [Bug-AUCTeX] Bug with preview-latex on windows x64 versions (Windows

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: [Bug-AUCTeX] Bug with preview-latex on windows x64 versions (Windows XP x64 / Windows Vista x64 RC2)
Date: Mon, 09 Oct 2006 20:39:42 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

"Cormac Cannon" <address@hidden> writes:

> I?ve been using emacs and auctex on windows for a while now and have
> never been able to get preview-latex to display preview images on
> 64-bit versions of windows.  Could be a problem with emacs itself on
> win x64 rather than preview, as the previews are generated fine but
> emacs crashes when it goes to display them.
> I?ve verified this problem on my system using both emacs and xemacs
> on both Windows XP 64-bit and Windows Vista x64 (various versions ?
> thru RC2).

Maybe you are linking with unsuitable image libraries?

> Have also tried using both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of ghostscript
> and gsview, as well as the versions distributed with MikTeX.  No
> problems running on the 32-bit versions of XP or Vista and this
> issue is unlikely to affect the greater proportion of Auctex users,
> but thought it was probably worth flagging given that more people
> are (?probably?) going to be moving to 64-bit versions of windows in
> the near future.

M-x customize-variable RET preview-image-type RET

and play through a few different types (I presume that image support
in itself works basically, for example showing a working toolbar).
Don't forget to "Save for Session" before starting a preview.

Maybe it is just PNG which breaks.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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