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the 7th edition, total of 960 colored pages

 


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the 2nd edition, total of 960 pages, includes 32 color pages

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Important: PSTricks packages are divided into the core and contributed ones. The core is pstricks.

Frequently done errors ...

  1. Using PSTricks together with TikZ causes a problem after the last update of the dvi driver of TikZ when using package auto-pst-pdf. Here is an example of how to use the package without a problem.
  2. Do not choose pstricks.tex as a file name, it is the name of the main PSTricks package! Windows users pay attention here, there is no difference in lower or upper case letters.
  3. Missing number, treated as zero This is the default error message when you are using symbolic node names without enabled \SpecialCoor after loading the pst-node package!
  4. PSTricks is PostScript Tricks, viewing your PS or PDF output with a PS or PDF viewer is appropriate. Nearly all DVI-viewers cannot show rotations or movings, hence not the correct output.
  5. You cannot run your files with pdftex/pdflatex/luatex/lualatex, use xetex/xelatex instead or the sequence latex->dvips->ps2pdf, or see topic pdfoutput
  6. If you get a rotated page then use always ps2pdf -dAutoRotagePages=/None .... See also here for Windows user
  7. linestyle=dashed doesn't work after an update of pstricks.tex. You should update also pstricks.pro and pstricks.sty.
  8. Error message: no room for a new dimen. See UK TeX-FAQ for what to do ...
  9. \pspicture[0.5] ... doesn't work anymore! Use instead [shift=*] Read the docs!
  10. If you have a problem with the optional argument [pdf], then use always
    \usepackage{auto-pst-pdf,pstricks} or \usepackage{auto-pst-pdf,pstricks-add} or ...

All PSTricks files of my own development tree as a TDS-tarball (TeX directory structure) PSTricks-TDS.tgz (120MByte!!) or browse through the files. Use the files always at your own risk. It's a kind of living on the edge :-)!

News ...
Playground ... :-)
  1. 2017-01-22: update pst-circ
  2. 2019-01-22: update pstricks base
  3. Problem with transparency of areas. It maybe a problem with Ghostscript. Use
    ps2pdf -dNOSAFER <file>.ps
    
  4. 2019-01-01: update pst-lsystem
  5. 2018-12-30: update pst-text
  6. 2018-12-30: update pst-eucl
  7. 2018-12-29: update pst-solides3d
  8. 2018-12-17: update pst-cie
  9. 2018-12-17: update pst-math
  10. 2018-12-16: update pst-func
  11. 2018-12-04: new package pst-venn
  12. 2018-12-04: update pst-fractal
  13. 2018-10-27: new package pst-moire
  14. 2018-09-27: new package pst-feyn
  15. 2018-09-25: new package pst-marble
  16. 2018-09-24: new package pst-lsystem
  17. 2018-06-01: new TeXLive 2018
  18. 2018-02-14: new package pst-antiprism
  19. 2018-02-14: update pst-plot
  20. 2018-01-11: update pstricks-add
  21. 2017-12-09: update pst-node
  22. 2017-12-03: update pst-tools
  23. Problem with seminar
    ! Undefined control sequence.
    
    l.2805 \ifpst@psfonts
    
    ! Emergency stop.
    
    Update your TeX distribution or update at least the file pst-ovl.sty
  24. 2017-10-05: update pst2pdf
  25. 2017-09-10: new package pst-solarsystem
  26. 2017-06-18: update pst-ode
  27. 2017-06-02: new package pst-vehicle
  28. 2017-05-18: new package pst-poker
  29. 2017-05-11: new package pst-spinner
  30. 2017-04-05: update pst-3dplot
  31. 2016-12-28: update pst-shell
  32. 2016-12-17: updated website PSTricks by Manuel Luque
  33. 2016-12-14: update pst-geo
  34. 2015-05-18: update pst-coil
  35. 2015-05-15: update pst-barcode
  36. 2014-11-03: update pst-optexp
  37. 2014-08-28 update pst-poly
  38. 2014-08-19: new package pst-spirograph
  39. 2014-05-18: update seminar
  40. 2014-04-19: update pst-perspective
  41. 2014-03-18: update pst-intersect
  42. 2014-02-18: update pst-mirror
  43. 2013-12-27: new package pst-ovl
  44. 2013-10-27: update pst-gantt
  45. 2013-07-05: new images for atoms and photons
  46. 2012-05-26: Problem with XeTeX and latest TeXLive201X update. If you get the following error message:
    
     GPL Ghostscript X.XX: Unrecoverable error, exit code 1
    
     ** WARNING ** Filtering file via command -->ps2pdf -dCompatibilityLevel=1.5
     -sPAPERSIZE=a0 -dAutoFilterGrayImages=false -dGrayImageFilter=/FlateEncode -
     dAutoFilterColorImages=false -dColorImageFilter=/FlateEncode
    edit the file .../texlive/20XX/texmf/dvipdfmx/dvipdfmx.cfg to insert the option -dNOSAFER into the line with ps2pdf
    D  "ps2pdf -dCompatibilityLevel=%v -dNOSAFER -sPAPERSIZE=a0 ...
    without -dNOSAFER ghostscript can't run external files. If you have another TeX distribution, then you'll find the location of the file by running "kpsewhich dvipdfmx.cfg".
  47. 2011-11-05: update pst-slpe
  48. 2011-08-20: update pst-bspline
  49. 2011-06-06: new package pst-rubans
  50. Problem with MiKTeX 2.9 and viewing a dvi file.
    
    MiKTeX Problem Report
    Message: Some PostScript specials could not be rendered.
    Data: Error: /undefined in tx@Dict
    Operand stack:
       --nostringval--   PermitFileReading   --nostringval-- PermitFileWriting    
    [ ... ]
    
    Go into the setup of MiKTeX (YAP) and choose dvips instead of pk for the rendering of method of YAP
  51. 2011-03-27: update pst-electricfield
  52. 2011-03-13: new package pst-graphicx
  53. 2011-02-01: new package pst-tvz
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