[OS X TeX] problem with pst-pdf

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Mon Nov 14 16:07:10 CET 2005

On Nov 14, 2005, at 8:47 AM, Frank STENGEL wrote:

> Le 14 nov. 05 à 14:28, Herbert Schulz a écrit :
>> By the way, pst-pdf seems like a very nice package. I wonder if it  
>> and the updated preview package (needed by pst-pdf) could become  
>> part of gwTeX. I have no idea if they are still in a state of flux.
> Actually, the example would not compile with the version of preview  
> currently shipped with gwTeX. Pst-pdf does not appear on TCOBrowser  
> under its name. One can find it when one looks inside pstricks.  
> This brings me to something weird: when I try to update  
> TCOBrowser's catalogue files it states "Remote file  
> unavailable" (the installed file is dated 2005-07-23 15:08:49  
> +0000). Is that normal?


That is why I mentioned the updated preview package too. I still  
don't know if these are stable.

I only skimmed the documentation (I know... RTFM) but how do you  
include the various extensions to pstricks (e.g., the pst-3dplot  
package)? I didn't see a simple example to show how to do that.

I haven't tried to do an update of the package list in TCOBrowser so  
I haven't run into that (yet).

> By the way, is it proper to use the denomination gwTeX (or GwTeX to  
> mimic TeTeX)?
> -- 
> Frank STENGEL (fstengel<at>mac.com)

I think it's gwTeX (for Gerben Weirda) to mimic teTeX (for Thomas  

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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