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

From: Ralf Angeli
Subject: [AUCTeX-devel] Re: An idea about a change:
Date: Mon, 07 Aug 2006 20:10:18 +0200

* David Kastrup (2006-08-07) 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?

$ pdflatex -output-format dvi circ  
-output-format: unknown option

$ pdflatex --help | grep output-format

$ pdflatex --version
MiKTeX-pdfetex 2.4.2140 (1.21a) (MiKTeX 2.4)
Copyright (C) 1982 D. E. Knuth, (C) 1996-2002 Han The Thanh
TeX is a trademark of the American Mathematical Society.


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