[OS X TeX] Asking for Help with 'Poker Package'

Alan Munn amunn at gmx.com
Tue Feb 16 00:52:42 CET 2010


On Feb 15, 2010, at 6:35 PM, Alan Munn wrote:

>
> On Feb 15, 2010, at 5:37 PM, Iraj Kalantari wrote:
>
>> Esteemed Experts,
>>
>> I was looking for a package that could handle playing cards and I  
>> came upon a wonderful-looking one by Olaf Encke at:
>>
>> http://newsgroups.derkeiler.com/Archive/Comp/comp.text.tex/2007-10/msg00350.html 
>> .
>>
>> I downloaded the package from:
>>
>> download site: http://www.encke.net/UpDownload-req-viewdownloaddetails-lid-21-title-poker.sty...LaTeX.Poker.package.v0.8a.html
>> direct link: http://www.encke.net/UpDownload-req-getit-lid-21.html
>>
>> But I am unable to run 'poker.doc.tex' (the author's introduction)  
>> on my Mac (10.5.8, relevant?)
> As others have mentioned, you need to compile these documents using  
> TeX+DVI, not pdflatex. But there's an error in the poker.sty file  
> itself: it assumes an older version of pstricks.
>
> To get the documentation to compile, either change all instances of  
> \scaleboxto to \psscaleboxto in poker.sty, or add
>
> \let\scaleboxto\psscaleboxto
>
> to the preamble of any document you compile with the original sty  
> file.

Actually, just download the newest version of the package.

<http://www.encke.net/UpDownload-req-viewdownloaddetails-lid-23-title-poker.sty...LaTeX.Poker.package.v0.81a.html 
 >

This error has been fixed in v0.81a

Alan

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