[tex-live] preview.sty / tlmgr vs AucTeX

Axel E. Retif axel.retif at mac.com
Tue Mar 9 10:49:16 CET 2010

On  9 Mar, 2010, at 03:27, Robin Fairbairns wrote:

> [...] "removing from ctan" is something the author does, and given the _other_ uses of preview.sty, i don't really see that it would be particularly desirable.


> [...] if the authors want to remove preview.sty from ctan, we wouldn't prevent them.

I think that now we all pretty much agree that preview *shouldn't* be removed from CTAN/TeXLive. I've never used psTricks, but the production of standalone TikZ graphics is very useful and popular. I've done that with TeXShop on a Mac, but here is an example in Linux:


and here the same within Emacs:




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