# [pstricks] psspan in psmatrix

E. Krishnan ekmath at asianetindia.com
Thu Jun 1 15:40:34 CEST 2006

On Thu, 1 Jun 2006, Herbert Voss wrote:

>
>
> E. Krishnan wrote:
> > On Wed, 31 May 2006, Herbert Voss wrote:
> >
> >
> >>>  \begin{psmatrix}
> >>>    A \psspan{4}\\
> >>>    B & C & D & E
> >>>  \end{psmatrix}
> >>>
> >>>  \begin{psmatrix}
> >>>    \multispan{4} A  \\
> >>>    B & C & D & E
> >>>  \end{psmatrix}
> >
> >
> >>In the above examples there is no difference in the output.
> >
> >
> > But in my set-up, in the first one "A" spans only the first two olumns
> > while in the second one, it spans the entire row, Has the "pst-node"
> > package been updated?
>
> my file list. Maybe others could also try.

Extremely sorry for the trouble. I'd compiled the above under an old TeX
installation (the tetex in RedHat 9). I've found out that this version of
pst-node had been patched as early as 1999, by changing the definition of
"\psspan". Very sorry again to have wasted your time.

--
Krishnan