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Re: [AUCTeX-devel] An idea about a change:

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: [AUCTeX-devel] An idea about a change:
Date: Mon, 07 Aug 2006 14:57:24 +0200
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David Kastrup <address@hidden> writes:

> Hi, I found in the man page of PDFTeX the following:
>       -output-format format
>               Set the output format mode, where format must be either
>               pdf or  dvi.  This also influences the  set of graphics
>               formats understood by pdfTeX.
> This more or less is the only compelling reason I see for calling TeX
> and/or LaTeX with "\input{...}" instead of the file name directly.  If
> we can get read of this, AUCTeX should be able to work reasonably well
> as a TeX shell for file names including spaces.
> It would basically affect only systems with
> TeX-DVI-via-PDFTeX
> set to t.  Can those that use it report whether their PDFTeX has the
> -output-format switch?

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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