My auctex renders preview images on my debian stable system (6.0.6) if I set it to dvi mode, but it fails if I set auctex to pdf mode. I assume there is either a mistake in my emacs configuration ...
I'm compiling .tex with pdftex and to align some PNG images created with dvipng (I love it's speed), I need to use the --depth value from this utility. But as I can read, correct values are output ...
I used to be able to create png images of diagrams made with tikz code by using the preview package and printing the dvi output from dvips to a png file using ghostscript. The latest version of tikz ...